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Description:

Grasshopper-like insect with a protruding spike.

Habitat:

Suntaley Khola is a remote hilly and forested area by the River Murty. This butterfly was spotted in the garden of the resort we stayed in.

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1 Comment

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Acrididae, Cantatopinae I think. But I am a little bit sceptic if it is really Diabolocatantops pinguis. Close, but I see in yours some brighter lines behind the eyes. Also sceptic about this one:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/136...
Looks like being the same, but really Diabolocatantops pinguis?
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...
http://orthoptera.speciesfile.org/Common...

SukanyaDatta
Spotted by
SukanyaDatta

West Bengal, India

Spotted on Jun 8, 2016
Submitted on Jun 12, 2016

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