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Old 08/11/2020, 09:14 AM   #1
mechman_22
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help id please

hello trying to help fellow mantis owner get id of what he has. any help will be much appreciated.


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Old 08/11/2020, 09:25 AM   #2
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Thank you for positing this for me

I still canít figure out why it wonít post any of my pictures so thanks again for helping

I was thinking he was a juvenile Mantis Shrimp and maybe one of these theee below:

Gonodactylaceus ternatensis

Odontodactylus scyllarus

Neogonodactylus wennerae


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Old 08/17/2020, 04:05 PM   #3
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It’s definitely not a peacock. Juveniles look just like the adults.


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Old 08/17/2020, 04:08 PM   #4
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I don’t think it’s any of those, maybe the curacaoensis?


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Old 08/27/2020, 11:17 PM   #5
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G. smithii imo.

Possibly a N. Wennerae color morph but looks like a G.smithii. Are its mural spots purple?


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