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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 11 years ago

Fabulous creature (and good pics!)

Matthijs
Matthijs 11 years ago

impressive

ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

Excellent!

lori.tas
lori.tas 11 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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