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Gaudy Grasshopper

Phymateus sp?

Description:

Pyrgomorphids are usually very colourful grasshoppers, the bright colours warning predators that they are poisonous (called aposematic colouration).” They are sometimes called Milkweed Grasshoppers.

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2 Comments

chantel.minnaar
chantel.minnaar 9 years ago

they are something else.... ha ha :)

Latimeria
Latimeria 9 years ago

Beautiful colors! Check out those stripes.

chantel.minnaar
Spotted by
chantel.minnaar

Mogale City Local Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 6, 2011
Submitted on Mar 15, 2011

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