Sunday, February 8, 2015

Doozy from Suzi

Photo by Suzi Manthorpe
Object in photo is larger than actual!

Mantis Egg Casings have appeared here more than once, but they are worth a closer look. Usually found on some type of plant (often, a tree), some mantises go for a gneiss spot. If you see holes in the casing, you know that a wasp took advantage of the slow hardening.
In the coming weeks, look for signs of mantises hatching.

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