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Oblong-Winged PINK Katydid

Amblycorypha oblongifolia

Description:

These rare morphed pink katydids are in the COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER in the Museum of Natural Science in Houston, Tx. I have included several links to find out more about these amazing, beautiful hoppers.

Habitat:

Butterfly house display habitat

Notes:

http://www.hmns.org/index.php?option=com... http://scienceblogs.com/zooillogix/2009/... http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/fea... http://mudfooted.com/pink-insect-katydid...

1 species ID suggestions

Oblong-Winged katydid
Amblycorypha oblongifolia Amblycorypha oblongifolia

7 Comments

KatCuff
KatCuff 6 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Wow wonderful spotting KatCuff !

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Amazing find the pink ones are very rare being they are easy for predators to spot.

KatCuff
KatCuff 6 years ago

that one looks the same except for the color!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Amblycorypha oblongifolia is the only one i found with those color variations http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/781...

KatCuff
KatCuff 6 years ago

These guys are amazing to me!

Houston, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.72, Long: -95.39

Spotted on Feb 6, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2012

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