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Madagascar Bush locust

Phymateus saxosus

Description:

large, about 3" long

Habitat:

coastal forest

Notes:

Spotted this in the grass near the coast in Fort Dauphin.

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41 Comments (1–25)

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks Mayra, bloodyshoegamer, kel and EnvUnlimited!

Sckel
Sckel 5 years ago

other insect made ​​of plastic

bloodyshoegamer
bloodyshoegamer 6 years ago

Wow, what cool patterns. I like the red on top.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Wonderful!!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Jason, that's me! Don't forget park to park. It is a very happy life indeed. Thank you Carol. Nice to see one of my old spottings get some attention again.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 6 years ago

WOW, I missed this one! So cool and colorful!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Cool spotting! You're amazing man! You've traveled around the world! From city to city, country to country, continent to continent.. What a happy life.. :)

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Mauricio!

MauricioPacheco
MauricioPacheco 6 years ago

WOW!!! Impressive locust!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Bullinger!

Bullinger
Bullinger 6 years ago

Whoa. That's awesome!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks TK, Rolo and Luis!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Big and impressive

Rolo
Rolo 7 years ago

wow, it's fantastic!

TKBotting
TKBotting 7 years ago

Well that's something you don't see everyday! Nice!

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks a lot everyone!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Wowzee Dan! What a find!

kimopager
kimopager 7 years ago

Oh my! There is definitely God!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Fabulous spotting & creature Dan!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Dear God.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

I missed this one. Fantastic bug, Dan. Congrats.

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks a lot Harsha!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

This is awesome Dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks Jolly and Claudia.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Incredible color combination. Very beautiful spotting.

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Tôlan̈aro, Province Toliara, Madagascar

Lat: -25.03, Long: 46.98

Spotted on Jan 11, 2006
Submitted on Apr 11, 2011

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