Orientation of male Holaptilon brevipugilis abdomen in a frontal encounter with a female prior to copulation. A. Plantar flexion and B. Dorsiflexion of the abdomen. The male is in the foreground on the left and the female is to the rear and to the right of the male.

  Part of: Kolnegari M (2020) Mating behavior of the Persian boxer mantid, Holaptilon brevipugilis (Mantodea: Mantidae). Journal of Orthoptera Research 29(1): 35-39. https://doi.org/10.3897/jor.29.37595