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Spiny Rainforest Katydid

Phricta spinosa

Description:

All katydids are adept at camouflage but none more than this mossy mimic. The nymph rests on mossy tree trunks pointing downwards and at first looked like a spider. Adult are winged. They are common but restricted to the north eastern Australian rainforests.



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MartinL
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MartinL

QLD, Australia

Lat: -17.43, Long: 145.54

Spotted on Aug 14, 2019
Submitted on Aug 14, 2019

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