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Long-horned Grasshopper

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Photo: C & D Frith 
Australian Tropical Rainforest Life

Long-horned Grasshopper: Phyllophora species

  • This insect has a bright green body and finely veined leaf-like wings.

  • This provides effective camouflage amongst leafy vegetation, on which the grasshopper also feeds.

  • This Long-horned Grasshopper belongs to a group of insects called 'tettigonids'

  • In this group there are some 5000 species on earth, including the true grasshoppers, crickets and locusts.

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