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hooded grasshopper

Teratodes monticollis

Description:

Nymph of Hooded grasshopper(Teratodes monticollis):Hooded grasshoppers feed on tree leaves, and they can become serious pests of teak and sandalwood.Both the nymphs and adults of the species are dull green in color.The pronotum expands into a large sharp "hood" structure edged with yellow-orange, giving them the general appearance of a leaf.

Habitat:

India and shri lanka.


1 species ID suggestions

Hooded grasshopper
Teratodes monticollis

3 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Amazing mimicry!

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 6 years ago

Amazing insect!!

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

Wonderful shot! I have never seen this kind.

Gujarat, India

Lat: 20.77, Long: 72.96

Spotted on Feb 11, 2013
Submitted on Feb 11, 2013

Spotted for mission

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