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Valanga irregularis Big, like 10 cm or more in length!<br />
Tentative ID Fall,Geotagged,Giant Grasshopper,Indonesia,Valanga irregularis Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Valanga irregularis

Big, like 10 cm or more in length!
Tentative ID

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  1. It looks similar to Valanga irregularis, which seems super variable. The problem is that Valanga irregularis is an Australian species, but there seems to be some spottings of it in PNG and Indonesia.
    Posted one month ago
    1. Some australian species can overlap in location as the Moluccan islands are already quite close to Australia and New Guinea. Thanks for the tip! Posted one month ago
      1. Makes sense! You're welcome. Posted one month ago
  2. I agree with Christine . Although it’s distribution is tropical also on Christmas Island just of Sumatra.
    I have images of nymphs and they look almost identical to yours .
    Posted one month ago, modified one month ago
    1. Your comments are reassuring so I will check them and see, many thanks to you too! :-) Posted one month ago
  3. There are images of Valanga irregularities on Jungledragon, check them out Posted one month ago
    1. I am getting really convinced on this being Valanga genus.
      And I also see ressemblance to V. irregularis here so I will add it as tentative ID

      Super thanks again! :-)
      Posted one month ago, modified one month ago

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Valanga irregularis is a giant grasshoppers that appears along the north coast of Australia.

Similar species: Grasshoppers And Crickets
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Mar 3, 2021. Captured Nov 2, 2019 02:36 in Unnamed Road, Kobe, Weda Tengah, Kabupaten Halmahera Tengah, Maluku Utara, Indonesia.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/5.0
  • 10/500s
  • ISO125
  • 23.3mm