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Mecopoda elongata(Linnaeus, 1758)

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.195). This image was contributed by Mingkai Tan as part of his undergraduate final year project in NUS.

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Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Mecopodinae (Mecopodini)
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Identifying Features:
Large. Head squarish when viewed from top; fastigium truncated. Both external and internal tympana open. Pronotum with lateral keel present. Tegmen long, surpassing abdominal apex but not hind wings. Hind femur long, nearly the length of tegmen. Ovipositor elongated.