Tag Archives: Tenodera sinensis

Prickly royal intrigue

As a Monarch butterfly was sipping nectar from the thready head of a Field thistle (Cirsium discolor), some type of mantis lay in wait among the thorny leaves. Luckily for the Monarch, it decided to fly off before it became … Continue reading

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Veiled threat

Just happened to be looking in the right place at the right time to notice this stealth individual. Well hidden among the leaves, it registers as both creepy and elegant while seeking its breakfast of other bugs. It may be … Continue reading

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