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Egyptian locust

Anacridium aegyptium

Description:

Bright green katydid, thin, with pronounced ridge on the back. Short antenna, white dots on body.

Notes:

On a plant in my back yard - the last photo shows a little present it left in the dish below the plant, while I was taking its photo!!!

6 Comments

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 8 years ago

Thanks, everyone. :) ForestDragon, I checked quickly for bird grasshopper and the subfamily you mentioned in my area, and couldn't find anything. I think some more in depth research is needed when I have some time. But thanks for the tip! :)

FabianYanezVargas
FabianYanezVargas 8 years ago

beautiful grasshopper

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Gifted series?

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

beautifu!

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 8 years ago

I'll do that. Thanks, ForestDragon!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

I believe this may actually be a species of Bird Grasshopper. It is beautiful!
Try looking in Subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae for your area.

Dangermouse
Spotted by
Dangermouse

Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Aug 3, 2012
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012

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