By FeatherFriend
Hi all, I always thought these were green in colour but found this very small one in yellow.
Taken in Spain recently and the first half decent shot of one for me.
Many thanks for the votes and comments on my previous upload and a special thank you to NaturesHaven for the UA, really appreciated.

Tags: Spain Mantis Wildife Wildlife and nature

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28 Oct 2013 12:07PM
Fine capture Geoff, great pose and detail,

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gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
28 Oct 2013 12:13PM
A great colour well fitting with the autumnal theme. - gary
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
28 Oct 2013 12:55PM
A VERY IMPRESSIVE image of a mantis---

They can be a number of colors!
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 1:33PM
Great shot, Geoff - this is probably a male - the females are the green ones and are much bigger and often kill the males after copulation!
28 Oct 2013 1:38PM

Quote:Great shot, Geoff - this is probably a male - the females are the green ones and are much bigger and often kill the males after copulation!

Thanks Tony, that's something else I've learned today Wink
28 Oct 2013 1:47PM
Great capture of this mantis dressed with autumn colours and of course beautiful background that brings in front all the golden details !
DerekL Plus
12 176 24 England
28 Oct 2013 1:52PM
Lovely colours Geoff.
Like the tilted head and the scary stare it is giving.

CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
28 Oct 2013 2:13PM
He's a beautiful colour, Geoff, we only have green and brown ones here. A fine capture. Carol
great macro shot lovely sharp detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
dmhuynh72 9 44 3 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 4:57PM
great light and colours Geoff
8 10 10 England
28 Oct 2013 6:41PM
It's not only about photography that you learn on this site - The world of nature keeps coming up with interesting and useful facts. This image though gets top marks for detail, colour and presentation.Smile
28 Oct 2013 7:14PM
Thanks all for popping in,
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
28 Oct 2013 7:19PM
I've never seen a yellow mantis before Geoff and some fascinating information from Tony. This is a top shot of this comical and photogenic creature
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 7:25PM
Interesting reading too
but a great sharp shot Geoff
off next week to do more critter macroWink
28 Oct 2013 10:23PM
Brilliant sharp capture, superb colour and detail.
28 Oct 2013 11:09PM
Wonderful colours, light and detail.
Great shot.
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
29 Oct 2013 9:13AM
Superb macro Geoff. Some amazing detail in this.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2013 1:55PM

Quote:Superb macro Geoff. Some amazing detail in this.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

yes fantastic image Geoff
29 Oct 2013 3:01PM
Amazing capture Geoff..Lin
bricurtis Plus
12 2.1k 49 England
29 Oct 2013 9:11PM
Super shot Geoff - lovely uniformed coloured Mantis.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 396 1 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 6:58PM
Cracking detailed shot, love the colour too
4 Nov 2013 11:48AM
Thanks all,
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2013 1:22PM
Stunning Macro... IB
superb image Geoff,well captured indeed.ray
jcorn3 7
14 Nov 2013 3:18PM
Composition, detail and colour is spot on!
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
22 Nov 2013 4:56PM
Superb macro work, Geoff. Wonderful detail, textures and tones and composed to perfection.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
23 Nov 2013 11:14AM
Like the good details in this Geoff.
Regard Richard
evelen 12 5 England
30 Nov 2013 6:01PM
excellent capture .
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2014 9:18PM
Stunningly clear and well detailed, also very nice light,
CaroleS Plus
7 430 3 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2014 3:05PM
Lovely colour and detailSmile
OAKEY 9 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2014 8:36AM
Great work Geoff, well taken mate.
Regards Shaun
hasslebladuk 7 1 6 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2014 5:54PM
Stunning shot Geoff sharp like a pin

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