Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii, or the spiny flower mantis, is a small flower mantis (40 millimetres or 1+1⁄2 inches)native to southern and eastern Africa.
The adult has spiny structures on the underside of its abdomen, giving it its name. It is variable in colour, being typically light green, but it can equally be tinted yellow, pink, or red. It has a large eyespot on its forewings, which is black, green and cream and is surrounded by a green patch. The inner hind wings are orange and the outer hind wings are transparent. Nymphs are black until the third instar.