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1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Milkweed Locust
Phymateus cf. aegrotus Show Image


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bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Phymateus sp., looks similar to Phymateus aegrotus. There are other similar ones: Phymateus cinctus = Phymateus stollii (which is probably not found in Eastern Africa).
http://orthoptera.speciesfile.org/Common...
I don't think it is Phymateus viridipes:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/110...
http://orthoptera.speciesfile.org/Common...
http://www.saltatoria.info/deutsch/arten...
Note the comment on this one: Aegrotus not Stollii:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/48573660@N0...
Sceptic ID in my eyes:
http://www.pbase.com/joharnois/image/127...
Please, verify!

mzungukichaaa
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mzungukichaaa

Kenya

Spotted on Oct 29, 2013
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

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