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Tropidacris Cristata

October 16, 2014
By A.M.L BRONZE, Los Altos, California
A.M.L BRONZE, Los Altos, California
3 articles 10 photos 2 comments

This is a nymph of Tropidacris cristata (Romaleidae), the largest
grasshopper in Central America. The adults lose the beautiful, striped
pattern, but gain huge, red wings. I took this in Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica.

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on Nov. 17 2014 at 6:07 pm
BenitoJuarez98 SILVER, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"What is better - to be born good, or to overcome your evil nature through great effort?" (Paarthurnax, Fourth Era)

I can't quite gage the size on this feller, but he looks rather large! Great photo!

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