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Poekilocerus pictus (Gaudy Grasshopper)*mating* The larger one is the Female and the smaller one is the male :) Fall,Geotagged,India,Painted Grasshopper,Poekilocerus pictus Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Poekilocerus pictus (Gaudy Grasshopper)*mating*

The larger one is the Female and the smaller one is the male :)

    comments (4)

  1. Lots to love for the male :) Seriously, I just love tropical and weird insects, your contributions make my day. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Hehe...more to come :) Posted 3 years ago
  2. Aaah, that explains one of my photos of a similar species in a similar pose, thank you! Posted 3 years ago
  3. :) :) anytime Posted 3 years ago

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''Poekilocerus pictus'' is a large brightly colored grasshopper from India. Nymphs of the species are notorious for squirting a jet of liquid up to several inches away when grasped.

Similar species: Grasshoppers And Crickets
Species identified by Shubham Rathore
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By Shubham Rathore

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Uploaded Nov 5, 2013. Captured Nov 5, 2013 16:14 in Chinchani - Vangaon Naka Rd, Vangaon, Maharashtra 401103, India.
  • Canon EOS 1100D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/99s
  • ISO160
  • 55mm