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Garden Locust Nymph

acanthacris ruficornis

Description:

Small soft and wingless mimic of the adult in body shape found living on a lemon tree. Like all locust young they jump weakly compared to the adults and emerge from egg pods laid down in soil over winter.

Habitat:

Found in vegitative green belts and gardens where adults are identified with the clicking sound of wings as the fly by.

Notes:

May also be Nymph of Green Citrus Locusts, however it is absent in africa and found mainly in indian and eastern asia.

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Michael Strydom
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Michael Strydom

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 7, 2018
Submitted on Dec 7, 2018

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