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Eastern Lubber Grasshopper

Romalea guttata

Description:

The insect emits a foul-smelling and foul-tasting foamy secretion from the thorax when it is disturbed. The secretion is dark colored and opaque. It also lets off a loud hissing sound that can scare animals.

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3 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wonderful colors!

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 8 years ago

Nice one !!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

great capture, awesome details !!!

Chantell
Spotted by
Chantell

Cape Coral, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 3, 2012

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