Photos of a small brown praying mantis scouring garden plants for prey.
Photos of a mantidfly, a predatory insect related to lacewings. The insect is easily confused with the praying mantis. It is a mantis mimmick.
Photos of the praying mantis.
Photos of some of the plants I photographed in Arizona.
Photos of the Water Scorpions (Water Stick Insect), which are large predatory bugs.
Photos of a small ambush bug waiting for prey in the pedals of a flower.
Photographs of a large praying mantis.
Pictures taken of a praying mantis on 9-2-04 by Jenny.
Photos of Ambush Bugs waiting for prey in the pedals of plants.
Photos of the praying mantis by Shawn Olson.
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