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Pygmy Grasshopper

Rhipiteryx sp.


This tiny pygmy grasshopper is a striking black and white and is only about 3 mm long. It is very fast and flies readily. It is probably of the genus Rhipiteryx of the Family Rhipipterygidae.


Rocks, boulders and stone stairways along the river of the Chiflon Waterfall, Chiapas, Mexico.

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Billo-kun 7 years ago

Wooow tenia razón son muy similares :) están muy bonitos.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Hi Lauren, If you know what the animal is would you please fill out the latin name, Thanks!

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Spotted on Oct 14, 2012
Submitted on Oct 20, 2012

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