Sunday, 5 November 2017

Spring Katydids

Even though we have had a very dry winter, insects have been developing. All of these katydids hatched from eggs during winter and are now adult. We have a nice variety in the rainforest in Kuranda.

Caedicia kuranda Rentz, Su, Ueshima
 Phricta spinosa Redtenbacher, spiny thorax bearing a mite
  Phricta spinosa Redtenbacher, young nymph
 Acauloplacella queenslandica Rentz, Su, Ueshima male
 Acauloplacella queenslandica Rentz, Su, Ueshima male head pronotum and stridulatory area
  Acauloplacella queenslandica Rentz, Su, Ueshima male nymph
 Caedicia webberi Rentz, Su, Ueshima
  Caedicia webberi Rentz, Su, Ueshima
Zaprochilus mongabarra Rentz, female at rest
 Zaprochilus mongabarra Rentz female, head and pronotum
 Currimundria delicata Rentz, Su, Ueshima female
 Currimundria delicata Rentz, Su, Ueshima female head pronotum
 Ozphyllum kuranda Rentz, Su, Ueshima male


  Ozphyllum kuranda Rentz, Su, Ueshima male, head pronotum

Chloracantha lampra Rehn male

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