Devil's Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica)
This is one of the largest species of mantis with females growing to five inches long and males growing to four inches. Native to eastern Africa, this mantis is well-known for its spectacular threat display which features the colors red, white, blue, purple, and black on the undersides of its raised forelegs. The body has green and white markings.
Important: This species is not native to the United States. Please do not release into the environment.