Pseudoxyops perpulchra (Peruvian Leaf Mantis)
Pseudoxyops is a genus consisting of 5 species of mantises in the subfamily Stagmatopterinae. Pseudoxyops perpulchra can be found in parts of; Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Brazil.
A truly stunning mantis, and relatively new in the hobby. This extraordinary looking ‘leaf-mimic’, is a classic example of an insect that has adapted perfectly to its environment. The leaf-shaped wings on the adult female is quite astonishing, and an absolute joy to behold.
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