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Thank you very much, bayucca.
I have to close my MacBook, so I just add some more links for not loosing them. I am still working on it and still thinking of Taeniophora sp.http://homepage.univie.ac.at/wolfgang.ra...http://www.pbase.com/kleyheeg/image/1011...https://www.flickr.com/photos/23004559@N...http://travelingted.com/wp-content/uploa...http://public.fotki.com/alperry/2006/cos...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rainbo...http://richcoastexperiences.files.wordpr...http://science.mnhn.fr/taxon/genus/taeni...
I don't think this is Tetrataenia surinama. I tend to Taeniophora sp.. I will try to get closer. Note the very large eyes and the longer antennae. The subfamily would be Bactrophorinae, the family Romaleidae. Tetrataenia is an Acrididae.
I have seen Tetrataenia surinama in Ecuador several times. I am not sure that they occur in Costa Rica. I know local guides call them Rainbow Grasshopper. I am looking for the speceis name, which they don't seem to know. Thank you very much for your comment and suggestion.
I've seen people call it Costa Rican Rainbow Grasshopper through out the internet to differentiate it from other Rainbow Grasshopper species. If you google it with that name, you'll see lots of images of grasshoppers alike this one. :)Great spotting, such attractive colours. Nice find!
Spotted on Aug 14, 2013 Submitted on Sep 11, 2014
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