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Indian Painted Grasshopper
Poekilocerus pictus (Nymph)
@Shahu its Nymph(juvenile stage) of Indian Painted Grasshopper. See carefully its wings are not developed. You mostly find it feeding on Milkweed plant leafs.
Wow! this is a fantastic photo Shahu! Thanks for sharing. What a beautiful insect.
grasshoper-like insect spotted at SAMEER Hills, IIT Bombay on 25 Aug, 2009.
Lat: 19.14, Long: 72.92
Spotted on Jul 27, 2010 Submitted on Jul 27, 2010