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Hooded Grasshopper

Teratodes monticollis

Description:

This huge green grasshopper’s hood is bordered with yellow fringe. The tip of the antennae is yellow, followed by red and then green. It has bright white compound eyes. A small blue patch is visible just above the front legs. Length is 80 mm. From afar it looks like a leaf.

Habitat:

Spotted on a hill, near a row of flower pots. It was crawling very slowly.

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6 Comments

eeptii x
eeptii x 5 years ago

Thanks M.A. Orendan!

M.A. Orendan
M.A. Orendan 5 years ago

Fantastic!

eeptii x
eeptii x 5 years ago

Thank you, SukanyaDatta!

eeptii x
eeptii x 5 years ago

Thank you, DrNamgyaIT.Sherpa!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Too good, Deepti.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

Fantastic series Deepti!

eeptii x
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eeptii x

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jun 15, 2015
Submitted on Jun 22, 2015

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