Female Alangularis multilobate praying mantis
Gavin Svenson of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) led a team of researchers that identified and named a new genus of horned praying mantis -- Alangularis, named for its angled wings. Pictured here is a female Alangularis multilobate.
This research was supported by the National Science Foundation (grant DEB 1216309).
To learn more, see the CMNH news story Scientists uncover re-evolution of disruptive camouflage in horned praying mantises. (Date image taken: 2013; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 9, 2019)
Credit: Rick Wherley, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
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