Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Acromantis japonica
Acromantis japonica Acromantidae
Main Region: Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Nansei Islands. Found in woods and surrounding grasslands from low elevations to mountains. Is a very small mantis. Even the body size is around 3 cm, have big wings covering abdomen that is to identify adults. Body color is green and brown and some have mixed color for example brown on back and green on grasping front legs. When sensing dangers, stop moving and hold the body low, and drop itself to the ground. Sometimes place legs right beside abdomen pretending to be dead. Head is wide triangular-shaped with protruding compound eyes on either side. Nymphs emerged from eggs are black like ants.

●Length  about 25 to 32 mm
●Adults Flight Season  June to about October
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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