If this walkingstick had not moved, I doubt we would have seen it!
Gonatista griseaGrizzled means sprinkled or streaked with gray which this mantid certainly is.
Stagmomantis carolinaWe witnessed this Carolina Mantis capture this unsuspecting Gulf Fritillary when it went to nectar on the pickerelweed.
Stagmomantis carolinaA praying mantis on a yellow trumpet pitcherplant was an unexpected sight in a pitcherplant savannah.
Stagmomantis carolinaHere's Looking at You! The praying mantis was perched on a branch and I went under the motionless mantis while it was "praying."