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This tiny species of moss-mimicking mantis was spotted in Costa Rica last year. Photographer Oscar Blanco didn’t know which species the mantis belonged to and showed the pictures to an expert who believes the photographed specimen could be Pogonogaster tristani, a species first described in 1935 that hadn’t been seen in more than 70 years.Read more and watch a video:http://bit.ly/1hFdXP8 via The Featured Creature
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This tiny species of moss-mimicking mantis was spotted in Costa Rica last year. 

Photographer Oscar Blanco didn’t know which species the mantis belonged to and showed the pictures to an expert who believes the photographed specimen could be Pogonogaster tristani, a species first described in 1935 that hadn’t been seen in more than 70 years.

Read more and watch a video:http://bit.ly/1hFdXP8 via The Featured Creature

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