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Phasmid

Heteropteryx dilatata

Description:

A rare yellow-coloured female nymph. Phasmids usually sport a bright green colour and the males are smaller with a reddish to brown colour.

Habitat:

Phasmids are herbivorous, feeding mostly on the leaves of trees and shrubs. It can be found all over the world in warmer zones, especially the tropics and subtropics.

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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Fabulous creature (and good pics!)

Matthijs
Matthijs 8 years ago

impressive

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Excellent!

lori.tas
lori.tas 8 years ago

Very cool catch.

DiveMUster
Spotted by
DiveMUster

Malaysia

Spotted on May 3, 2009
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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