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Hymenopus Coronatus by Mantide Hymenopus Coronatus by Mantide
Hymenopus Coronatus (Orchid mantis)
Originating from Malaysia.

She lives in captivity in my terrarium.
It was shot in external, in a field.

Nikon D300
Nikkor AFS 105VR
1/250 sec
F13
200 iso
Ambient light (Controluce)
Manfrotto 190MF3 + Head 410
Remote control - Mirror UP
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MLG-History908 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
My favorite mantis :3
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Dieffi Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this wonderful shot in my mantis-collection![link]

I hope you will agree and enjoy!
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KazeTenno Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My favourite insect ^^ The Orchid Mantis is a really beautiful animal...
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alyssonsk8 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011
hi! You have a beautiful gallery .... great job! Hugs
invite you to visit my gallery ... xD
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Sevenade Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!
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LoneWolfPhotography Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Is this the same one as the other shots or do you have several? She's beautiful! Excellent detail. :highfive:
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Mantide Featured By Owner May 2, 2009
This is the only shot I uploaded of Hymenopus coronatus :)

Thank's for the compliment! :brushteeth:
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LoneWolfPhotography Featured By Owner May 2, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome...keep 'em coming, I love them! :nod: :clap:
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deedee20382 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Ma... Non scappano se le togli dal terrario per fotografarle?
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Mantide Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009
No sono molto tranquille. Al limite si fanno dei voletti di qualche metro li intorno... ;)
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DoC-OxY Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
wow, what an freaky creature!
Great Macro-Shot!!!
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Sgnappy Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2009   Photographer
Fantastica! e' bellissima!
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Mantide Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009
Grazie mille!
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wolfman74 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
complimenti!!! le tue macro sono uno spettacolo :clap:
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dralik Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
Meravigliosa macro!!!
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Novel-Moone Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
PRETTY MANTIS! How do you know if it's a male or female?
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LightCarrier Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
Mantis again :heart:
It's great to see it somewhere else than on an orchid, so we can have a better look ! =P
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LightCarrier Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
sorry for the double-post, I've had a little bug... and it wasn't a mantis.
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Mantide Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
No problem.
Thank you for the comment!
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LightCarrier Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
Mantis again :heart:
It's great to see it somewhere else than on an orchid, so we can have a better look ! =P
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SarahxMae Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
Wow, she looks like a flower..
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Mantide Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009
Yes, mimic an Orchis ;-)
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