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Lichen Katydid

Markia hystrix

Notes:

Here's an unrelated video from YouTube showing this particular species in action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHeiNTe6N...



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Yasser
Yasser 2 years ago
Lichen Katydid
Markia hystrix Lichen Katydid

54 Comments (1–25)

sanmiggums
sanmiggums 10 months ago

Holy cow that's huge

dotun55
dotun55 a year ago

Incredible anthropod. It must be a very powerful camouflage out there in the wild

Uday
Uday a year ago

amazing!

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Congratulations Rachelle, this awesome spotting is featured in the Project Noah today, which is on "Masters of Disguise"! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/2990181...

cecihelper1
cecihelper1 a year ago

Amazing! At first sight I thought it was a cordycep around a katydid!

Chantell
Chantell a year ago

CRAZY! Love it!

JulioHarahap
JulioHarahap a year ago

Amazing! I would love to see it too.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann a year ago

Wow!!!! Fascinating!!!Congrats

@IngenieriaReal
@IngenieriaReal a year ago

wooooouu nunca habia visto un insecto como este!

AnnaBarone
AnnaBarone a year ago

Stranissimo ... mai visto !! wow ...

ForestDragon
ForestDragon a year ago

This is one of the coolest katydids I have ever seen!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell a year ago

Wow! What an amazing creature!

harsuame
harsuame 2 years ago

Grandioso que formas

SaNaSaNz
SaNaSaNz 2 years ago

Awesome spotting!

EsraMalakli
EsraMalakli 2 years ago

woooooow never seen such a thing

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 2 years ago

Unbelievable! Great spotting

Liam
Liam 2 years ago

Incredible!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Fantastic - it does look like lichen - congratulations !!

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Please, update your other IDs...

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Congrats! A wonderful and amazing creature!

Apple
Apple 2 years ago

This is a well deserved spotting of the day!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 2 years ago

Congratulations Rachelle Smith

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 2 years ago

So COOL!!!!

misako
misako 2 years ago

cool!

PongWira
PongWira 2 years ago

Wowww. Amazing!

Panamá, Panama

Lat: 9.17, Long: -79.42

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

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