It may have the looks of a classical instrument, but certainly not the demeanor of a proper socialite. The Wandering Violin Mantis (Gongylus gongylodes) is identified by its extremely thin frame and long, slender appendages. I think it does have an air about it reminiscent of a “struggling artist“… maybe due to the fact that it looks like a malnourished violinist?
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