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Odontodactylus scyllarus by David Fleetham

Another extremely colorful stomatopod looms out of its lair. Note the rounded, compound eyes which can be used to tell this genus apart from Gonodactylids, which have more narrow, elongated eyes, and which are sometimes sold in stores as clown mantis shrimps.

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