Metallic Praying Mantis Pair in Box Frame (Metallyticus splendidus)

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A Metallic Praying Mantis Pair in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and region name are printed underneath the specimen.

The Metallyticus splendidus is a species of praying mantis belonging to genus Metallyticus. The Metallyticus splendidus is a smaller variation of a praying mantis, the male is beautifully multi coloured and iridescent. The female, on the other hand, is smaller with much less colouration. The colours of the male will be used to impress the female for mating purposes.

Latin Name: Metallyticus splendidus

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male and Female

Distribution: Can be found in all regions of Asia

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 6 x 6 Inch.

Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.

Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.

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