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Rainbow Grasshopper

Dactylotum bicolor


Striking grasshopper of about 2.5cm body length with short wings; very distinctive and conspicuous colouration in blue, red, yellow hues with black and some white stripes.


Scrub in semi arid region in central Mexico.

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Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Thanks outsidegirl and Predeep :-)

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 4 years ago

Great spotting...

outsidegirl0 4 years ago

beautiful colors! great SOTD!

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Thank you all so much for the kind words and the SOTD!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Congrats Felix for the SOTD!

Vipul Ramanuj
Vipul Ramanuj 4 years ago

Brilliant spotting... Congrats !

armadeus.4 4 years ago

Congratulations Felix!!!

Great series Felix,beautiful,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong 4 years ago

Congratulations Felix, this distinctive grasshopper is our Spotting of the Day!


Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Thank you, Jim and DrNamgyal.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago


Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 4 years ago looks painted, I love the color in this guy. Nice spotting, Felix.

Felix Fleck
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Felix Fleck

Querétaro, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 16, 2016
Submitted on Oct 30, 2016

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