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Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Oct 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Oct 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 24 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Unidentified 30 Oct 2021 Curiosity

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The 3rd image was taken just over an hour after the other 2. The mantis had moved from the grevillea to the adjacent shrub, Leptospermum, which was attracting European honey bees. The mantis had captured a honey bee!

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Oct 2021 11:39 AM Recorded on
  • Curiosity Recorded by

Additional information

  • Two garden plants: Grevillea rosmarinifolia & Leptospermum Associated plant
  • European honey bee Associated Insect
  • 50mm or larger Animal size

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  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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