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Green-body Matchstick

Carnarvonella sp.

Description:

About 35mm long. Looked very much like stick, brown in colour with a little green underneath. This one was missing a leg.

Habitat:

Found on a Grevilles sp. in plant nursery.

1 Species ID Suggestions

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago
Green-body Matchstick
Carnarvonella sp. Green-body Matchstick - Carnarvonella sp.


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7 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thank you Martin. What an appropriate name too :)

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Nice observation Leanne.
My first though for ID is the nymph of a flat faced grasshopper.
However such a creature exists as a neotenic adult.
Therefore the ID is likely to be correct but a nymph od this one is also possible http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Grandioso fuera de serie muy bello

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

What an insect!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thanks Sachin & oxyjack :) He was certainly is well camouflaged for his habitat.

oxyjack
oxyjack 9 years ago

Cool little grasshopper!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Amazing,,

LeanneGardner
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4737, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Apr 19, 2012
Submitted on Apr 19, 2012

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