Habitat: Malaysia, Indonesian and Sumatran rain forests
Status: No conservation concerns
It IS an orchid. So like I said… it’s verging on too tricky for me. Even as babies (or nymphs) the Orchid Mantises are masters of disguise. Young nymphs resemble ants with black bodies and red-ish legs. So they transform from ants into orchids? That really is an Ugly-Duckling-To-Swan story if I’ve ever heard one!