Saturday, July 28, 2012

Giant Leaf Katydid (Pseudophyllus sp) in Sumatra Indonesia


This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This giant leaf katydid is from the family of Tettigoniidae under genus of Pseudophyllus. The size of this katydid without antenae is about 90mm from head to wing tip.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Orthoptera - Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids
Suborder : Ensifera - Long-horned Orthoptera
Infraorder : Tettigoniidea - Katydids, Camel Crickets, and relatives
Family : Tettigoniidae - Katydids
Subfamily : Pseudophyllinae - True Katydids
Genus : Pseudophyllus

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