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Belalang Hantu

Aularches miliaris

Description:

The head and thorax are dark green with a canary-yellow band on the side. The tegmina are green with many yellow spots; the legs are blue, with a yellow serrated pattern on the hind femora. The abdomen is black with bright red bands.[2] Two subspecies have been designated, the nominate and pseudopunctatus

Habitat:

Bush and Trees

Notes:

It is a colorful grasshopper belonging to the family Pyrgomorphidae found in South and Southeast Asia.[1] The bright warning colours keep away predators and their defence when disturbed includes the ejection of a toxic foam

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Nice find. [1] [2]

iGo Sugiarto
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iGo Sugiarto

Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 29, 2015
Submitted on Apr 30, 2015

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