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Spiny Rainforest Katydid

Phricta aberrans

Notes:

The Spiny Rainforest Katydid (Phricta aberrans) is one of the world’s most unusual looking insects with its thorny body and almost reptilian look. It is a native of northern New South Wales and southeast Queensland in Australia.

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18 Comments

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Thanks Mayra

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow! Crazy!!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Nice female nymph...and spectacularly presented.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Congratulations

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

I thought so :)

I know others like you in Mackay, who has the same dream...

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Hi Jeannette, I do have Danish roots, & planning to travel there one day & check out the wildlife whilst there,

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Congratulations Mac :)
Do you have Danish roots?

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Big congratulations MacChristiansen!! Well deserved, he's a little ripper! :)

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

congrats!

Bong Ambutong
Bong Ambutong 8 years ago

Congratulation Mac Christiansen.......great shot and spotting.

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Congratulations! Wonderful!

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

Congrats Mac!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Congratulations Mac!
Wonderful spotting

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

Congrats Mac, you've earned another Spotting of the Day with this beauty!

"One of the most interesting insects you'll ever see, this Spiny Rainforest Katydid is native to Northern New South Wales and South-east Queensland."

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Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 8 years ago

Amazing!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Awesome!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Espectacular bello

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 9 years ago

One of my favourites

MacChristiansen
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MacChristiansen

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 3, 2011
Submitted on Jan 25, 2012

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