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Tube Shaped Grasshopper

Description:

This brown grasshopper was tube or barrel shaped, almost the same cylindrical form from head to thorax to abdomen. The hind leg "knees" were black. It has no indication of any wing structures or wing pads in spite of its size.

Habitat:

Sitting on the rocks along the river of the Chorreadero Park above Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico.

Notes:

These photos were taken by Renato Zárate.

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4 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

You're right Argy! It looks like a wooden toy!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Amazing. A wooden one.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Ha, Ha, the Beer Bottle Hopper!!!!

QWMom
QWMom 7 years ago

Looks like it's made of a brown glass beer bottle! Too cool!!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Jan 24, 2013
Submitted on Jan 30, 2013

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