Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Vegetable Grasshopper (Atractomorpha crenulata), Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This grasshopper is from the family of Pyrgomorphidae under genus of Atractomorpha. The scientific name for this grasshopper is Atractomorpha crenulata (Fabricius, 1793)



This grasshopper has an arrow head and "V" shape antennae. The background color of body is green while the legs are brown. The size is about 30mm long.

Classification:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Orthoptera - Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids
Suborder : Caelifera - Grasshoppers
Superfamily : Pyrgomorphoidea
Family : Pyrgomorphidae
Subfamily : Pyrgomorphinae
Tribe : Atractomorphini
Genus : Atractomorpha
Species name : A. crenulata
Scientific name : Atractomorpha crenulata (Fabricius, 1793)

References : 
http://eol.org/pages/867890/overview (taxon)
http://www.fobi.web.id/v/insect/f-pyg/atr-cre


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