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Orchid Mantid Molting to Adult :)

Discussion in 'Invertebrates General' started by Elle, Mar 7, 2009.

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  1. Elle

    Elle Member

    So I have waited ages for this girl to molt thought I would share pics of her ;)
    Sorry first pic is poor...

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    Slipping off the old skin.

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    Drying her wings.

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    And dry , hope you like:)
     
  2. schlegelbagel

    schlegelbagel Frog Lover Premium Member

    wow. just wow
     
  3. wgnelson

    wgnelson Elite Member

    Yes, I like!:)

    Mantids have always been so fascinating!
     
  4. Elle

    Elle Member

    Thanx guys:)
     
  5. Drache Dame

    Drache Dame Elite Member

    Gorgeous! I'd love to have some someday!
     
  6. venus

    venus Founding Member

    I second the Wow!! Absolutely beautiful.
     
  7. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    I'm normally not much into bugs but that mantis is gorgeous!
     
  8. Lucysfriend

    Lucysfriend Elite Member

    Just beautiful! :)
     
  9. Elle

    Elle Member

    Thanx peeps:)
     
  10. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    Mantids are the only invertebrates I really like. And that one is just amazing!
    Thanks for sharing the pics! :)
     
  11. Elle

    Elle Member

    yeah they are fab....I had a male molt to adult today Yey but they are so small and my camera is not that good so no pics sorry:(
     
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