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Systella rafflesiiWestwood, 1841

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.1027). 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: Trigonopterygidae: Trigonopteryginae
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Identifying Features:
Head conical with antennae flattened. Tegmen broad and leaf-like, extending beyond abdomen.
Three colour forms exist: green (mimicking a fresh leaf), yellow (mimicking a waned leaf) and brown (mimicking a dead leaf).

Trigonopterygidae (Leaf-grasshoppers)