Tarachodes namibiensis Kaltenbach, 1996 - Female.

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This female Tarachodes (Tarachodes) namibiensis Kaltenbach, 1996 was collected on Mt Regenstein, Namibia.  It is one of the praying mantids collected during the "Gladiator Expedition" to Namibia in 2002.  The main aim of the expedition was to find specimens of Mantophasmatodea; a secondary aim was to survey other animals in the region.  Phil Bragg collected mantids on the expedition.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith