"The mantis are suspicious of each other and display their wings to appear much larger. An adult African Spiny Flower Mantis shows the "eye spots" on its wings Picture: Igor Siwanowicz / Barcroft Media"
An orchid mantis, Hymenopus coronatus, which is not a plant but an insect. The mantis has evolved to mimic the flower as a form of crypsis—enabling it to hide among its petals, feeding upon insects that are attracted by the flower.
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