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A praying mantis-larva(Empusa pennata)waiting for prey on a flower-stalk.A little blue was attracted by the pink flowerbuds but managed to escape in time.Spain.
blue, butterfly, empusa pennata, flower stalk, pink, praying mantis, spain
Thanks for viewing my pictures and taking the time to comment.Much appreciated!
I’m a dutch artist and nature-photographer(especially macro)currently based in N-Spain.
beauutiful…awo amazing…………….! a mantis!! wow great great capture!!
– jimmy hoffman
Absolutely perfect in every detail. Wonderful capture!
Extraordinary and stunningly beautiful Jim!
Nature’s masterpiece, masterfully captured! :-)
Did he eat that moth? These are incredible shots – the mantis is so alien looking.
Thanks.No,the butterfly managed to escape in time!:)
Wow, stunning work Jim!!!
Wonderful image! Dee
No kidding. Holy close call, Batman. What a shot.
Thanks.I was very lucky with this praying mantis and butterfly together in one shot!
Two insects in perfect crispy clear sharpness.Not an easy shot!