info@mindenpictures.com | 831 661 5551  | Login | Register

Premium wildlife and nature stock photos

for professional use
Mantids (23) More files... by Piotr Naskrecki
Sex and death - a combination of these two elements seems to sum up our image of prey mantids. Entomologist and scientist, Piotr Naskrecki's affection for all things small is evident in this photo essay featuring the insects' delicate beauty and ferocious hunting techniques.
Praying Mantis (Mantis sp) on an Orchid, Madagascar  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298010
00298010 Praying Mantis (Mantis sp) on an Orchid, Madagascar© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Pyrgomantis sp) close-up portrait, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298406
00298406 Mantid (Pyrgomantis sp) close-up portrait, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Double-coned Grass Mantid (Episcopomantis chalybea) close-up, Botswana  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298407
00298407 Double-coned Grass Mantid (Episcopomantis chalybea) close-up, Botswana© Piotr Naskrecki
Praying Mantis (Mantis sp) portrait, Madagascar  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298306
00298306 Praying Mantis (Mantis sp) portrait, Madagascar© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Mantoida sp), Costa Rica  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298016
00298016 Mantid (Mantoida sp), Costa Rica© Piotr Naskrecki
African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp) portrait, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298317
00298317 African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp) portrait, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Grass Mantid (Hoplocorypha atra) mimicking dry grass stalk feeding on grasshopper, Botswana  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298376
00298376 Grass Mantid (Hoplocorypha atra) mimicking dry grass stalk feeding on grasshopper, Botswana© Piotr Naskrecki
African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp), Guinea  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298318
00298318 African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp), Guinea© Piotr Naskrecki
Praying Mantis (Mantis sp) with Robber Fly, Dominican Republic  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298315
00298315 Praying Mantis (Mantis sp) with Robber Fly, Dominican Republic© Piotr Naskrecki
African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp) hanging from Acacia while consuming prey, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298410
00298410 African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp) hanging from Acacia while consuming prey, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Unidentified grass-mimicking Praying Mantis, eating a Fly, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298021
00298021 Unidentified grass-mimicking Praying Mantis, eating a Fly, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Blue Dragonfly (Palpopleura portia) falling victim to an even larger hunter, an African Savannah Mantid (Polyspilota aeruginosa), Guinea  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298081
00298081 Blue Dragonfly (Palpopleura portia) falling victim to an even larger hunter, an African Savannah Mantid (Polyspilota aeruginosa), Guinea© Piotr Naskrecki
Giant Mantid (Macromantis hyalina) devouring Katydid (Idiarthron hamuliferum) lowland Atlantic Forest, Costa Rica  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298311
00298311 Giant Mantid (Macromantis hyalina) devouring Katydid (Idiarthron hamuliferum) lowland Atlantic Forest, Costa Rica© Piotr Naskrecki
Hooded Praying Mantis (Choeradodis rhomboidea) devouring Katydid (Rossophyllum maculosum), Costa Rica  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298314
00298314 Hooded Praying Mantis (Choeradodis rhomboidea) devouring Katydid (Rossophyllum maculosum), Costa Rica© Piotr Naskrecki
African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp) eating grasshopper, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298316
00298316 African Mantid (Sphodromantis sp) eating grasshopper, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Grass Mantid (Hoplocorypha atra) silhouetted against setting sun, Botswana  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298408
00298408 Grass Mantid (Hoplocorypha atra) silhouetted against setting sun, Botswana© Piotr Naskrecki
Unidentified Mantid on fern, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298312
00298312 Unidentified Mantid on fern, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Theopompella heterochroa) flattened against bark mimicking lichen, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298310
00298310 Mantid (Theopompella heterochroa) flattened against bark mimicking lichen, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Tauromantis championi) mating, male positions himself as far from female's front legs as possible to increase chances of survival  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298313
00298313 Mantid (Tauromantis championi) mating, male positions himself as far from female's front legs as possible to increase chances of survival© Piotr Naskrecki
African Savannah Mantid (Polyspilota aeruginosa) clinging to stick at sunset, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298409
00298409 African Savannah Mantid (Polyspilota aeruginosa) clinging to stick at sunset, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Theopompella heterochroa) cleaning feet, dirt-free feet are critical for running on smooth, vertical surfaces, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298309
00298309 Mantid (Theopompella heterochroa) cleaning feet, dirt-free feet are critical for running on smooth, vertical surfaces, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Liturgusa annulipes) and Flattie (Selenopidae) camouflaged against lichen and moss-covered tree, Costa Rica  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298308
00298308 Mantid (Liturgusa annulipes) and Flattie (Selenopidae) camouflaged against lichen and moss-covered tree, Costa Rica© Piotr Naskrecki
Mantid (Hymenopodidae) nymph with a water droplet, Guinea, West Africa  -  Piotr Naskrecki
00298011
00298011 Mantid (Hymenopodidae) nymph with a water droplet, Guinea, West Africa© Piotr Naskrecki
powered by infradox.com