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Example of evolution producing in an arthropod (Kingdom Animalia), mimicry of a leaf (Kingdom Plantae) complete with necrotic patches that can be produced by ascomycete infections (Kingdom Fungi)
Premontane wet forest, 1300 mts high
Yes, it's a katydid.Great mimicry katydid, can be added into the mission Mimetic Animals of the World.
Nice insect! But this is a katydid species and not Phyllium sp.
Oh my! When I saw the thumbnail image I actually thought it was a leaf. What a fabulous insect.
Lat: 9.84, Long: -83.87
Spotted on Oct 11, 2011 Submitted on Oct 11, 2011