Noun(1) predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer
(1) The mantis will attack butterflies, bees, beetles, frogs, spiders, mice, lizards, and small birds.(2) The team has also found that 300 milliseconds before the bat hits the mantis , the insect's auditory nerve goes completely dead.(3) The common European mantis is classified as Mantis religiosa, while the Carolina mantis is classified as Stagmonantis carolina.(4) Some insects also hunt down spiders, including the mantis and a wasp that specializes in catching and paralyzing spiders.(5) When the cicada attacked, the mantis angled to the side and then pinned the cicada with its powerful forearms.(6) Like jackals around a tiger kill, small flies hovered around the feasting mantis , even daring to settle on its grotesque pea-like eyes.(7) When Jerry comes in to interview the bed-bound man he looks like a preying mantis by comparison, as though the two men aren't even the same species.(8) One mantis may be kept on its own as a pet and fed throughout the year.(9) Middle Eastern people and Thais eat nearly all types of insect but foreigners tend to love the green mantis most.(10) The creatures look part stick insect, part mantis , with a touch of grasshopper.(11) It looks like a preying mantis , has a huge hook to snare its prey and is coming to a rocky shoreline near you.(12) Perhaps they're a pair, I thought, and went indoors and fetched my mantis and placed him on the jasmine bush, opposite his fellow insect.(13) Belle is like a dark mantis sneaking in for the kill.(14) There is also a new predator - a South African preying mantis that grows far larger than the New Zealand native one.(15) Instead of chemicals, their defense is based on ├ö├ç├┐herds├ö├ç├û of preying mantises , scores of ladybugs, and armies of earthworms.(16) A newcomer could easily get lost in its tunnels, and the unwary is easy prey to predatory wasps or mantises .
(1) praying mantis :: カマキリ
1. mantid ::
Different Formsmantis, mantises
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