This wandering violin mantis showed up at a hotel room in Sri Lanka. Lucky for us, Nuwan Chathuranga was nearby to photograph it. Here's our Project Noah Rangers' Spotting of the Week! Spotted by Nuwan Chathuranga:
praying mantis- This is the Gambian Spotted-eye Flower Mantis (Pseudoharpax virescens). They’re really tiny – only growing to about 1 inch! Despite their small size, however, they’re apparently easy to raise in captivity.