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Caustogryllacris podocausta (Haan, 1843)kuchingiana(Griffini, 1911)

Adult Female (ZRC.ORT.162). 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: Gryllacrididae: Gryllacridinae
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Identifying Features:
Head black. Pronotum mostly black, dorsal plate with posterior part pale which extends obliquely into pronotal lobe. Wings barely reaching abdominal apex. Hind wings with pale dark bands around tranverse veinlets. Femora pale in the basal half and black in the apical half. Fore and middle tibiae black. Hind tibia black near the knee, at the apex and around spines

Gryllacrididae (Leaf-roller Crickets)