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Gafanhoto folha (Leaf mimic Katydid)

Family Tettigoniidae

Description:

The family Tettigoniidae, known in American English as katydids and in British English as bush-crickets, contains more than 6,400 species. It is part of the suborder Ensifera and the only family in the superfamily Tettigonioidea. They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are more closely related to crickets than to grasshoppers. Katydid emulating a leaf Many tettigoniids exhibit mimicry and camouflage, commonly with shapes and colors similar to leaves. (Wikipedia).



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2 Comments

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Yes Bayucca, you are right about this one. Tx.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

I think this is not a grasshopper, but a Tettigoniidae/Katydid.

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Lat: -25.44, Long: -49.25

Spotted on Mar 19, 2012
Submitted on Mar 19, 2012

Spotted for mission

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