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Coffee Locust (Aularches miliaris)  Aularches miliaris,Geotagged,India,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Coffee Locust (Aularches miliaris)

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''Aularches miliaris'' is a colorful grasshopper belonging to the family Pyrgomorphidae found in South and Southeast Asia. The bright warning colours keep away predators and their defence when disturbed includes the ejection of a toxic foam.

The insect has been called by a variety of names including Coffee locust, Ghost Grasshopper, Northern Spotted Grasshopper, or Foam Grasshopper and enjoys some popularity as a pet insect.

Similar species: Grasshoppers And Crickets
Species identified by nightjar6
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By nightjar6

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Uploaded Sep 16, 2018. Captured Aug 4, 2018 17:30 in Thalanar Rd, Tamil Nadu 642105, India.
  • NIKON D300S
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 105mm