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Long-headed Toothpick Grasshopper

Achurum carinatum


Small, Green. Long legs and funky antennae. Elongated, reduced wings. Pale brown to gray, legs sometimes green. Face very slanted, antennae sword-like. Small wings--flightless. No spine between forelegs differentiates from "toothpick grasshoppers" in other subfamilies.


Open Woodlands

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MayraSpringmann 11 years ago


Liam 11 years ago

Thanks, Sachin. Yes, Ashish, you're right. :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

This must be Dry season of their habitat and colour is Grass Brown. In wet form they must be Green.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Also called Slant faced..?
Its look to be at Nymph stage of undeveloped wings

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 12 years ago


Liam 12 years ago

Thanks a bunch, Dan! I appreciate it. :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

Also glad to see as a ranger now Liam, welcome aboard! It's well deserved!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

Very cool!

Liam 12 years ago

Gracias. :)

rutasandinas 12 years ago

Wow grandioso grillo

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 16, 2012
Submitted on Mar 27, 2012

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