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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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40 Comments (1–25)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Thanks Mayra, bloodyshoegamer, kel and EnvUnlimited!

Sckel
Sckel 9 years ago

other insect made ​​of plastic

bloodyshoegamer
bloodyshoegamer 9 years ago

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

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wonderful!!!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 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 9 years ago

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

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 9 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.. :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks a lot Mauricio!

MauricioPacheco
MauricioPacheco 10 years ago

WOW!!! Impressive locust!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Bullinger!

Bullinger
Bullinger 10 years ago

Whoa. That's awesome!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks TK, Rolo and Luis!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 years ago

Big and impressive

Rolo
Rolo 10 years ago

wow, it's fantastic!

TKBotting
TKBotting 10 years ago

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

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks a lot everyone!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Wowzee Dan! What a find!

kimopager
kimopager 10 years ago

Oh my! There is definitely God!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

Fabulous spotting & creature Dan!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

Dear God.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

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

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks a lot Harsha!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

This is awesome Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Jolly and Claudia.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Incredible color combination. Very beautiful spotting.

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Tôlan̈aro, Province Toliara, Madagascar

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

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