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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Cone-headed Katydid (Raspolia Sp)

Family Tettigoniidae
 I have now photographed 2 species of Cone-headed katydids which I cannot get identified.
 This one has very distinctive white eye which should make it easy but either it is a new species or not a very common one.
 This mouth looks scary. :)

2 comments:

Gaelyn said...

I dub it Raspolia Joanis.

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

LOL!! Thanks Gaelyn. I always wanted a millipede named after me. :)