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Grasshopper (Atractomorpha sp.)

Posted by
itchydogimages (Pu'er, China) on 11 October 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A smaller and prettier subject than yesterday's post, the scientific name of this cone-headed grasshopper comes from the Greek meaning "spindle-shaped" or "arrow-shaped". (Home Studio) (35mm)

SONY DSC-R1 1/15 second F/16.0 ISO 160 72 mm

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Lougris from Toulouse, France

un superbe specimen !! avec une foule de détails très interessants.

11 Oct 2011 11:20am

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Superb! Excellent job!

12 Oct 2011 6:04am

k@ from Paris, France

I can't believe what i'm seeing here : SO good !

12 Oct 2011 6:53am

jay from MUMBAI, India


12 Oct 2011 12:30pm

jay from MUMBAI, India

I Can See A Smile On His Face......which has brought one on mine

12 Oct 2011 12:32pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

Come on, this must be some kid´s toy figure! can´t believe what kind of weirdos running around in china..... juat amazing.

14 Oct 2011 5:03pm

San G. from United States

Fabulous! It's really nice to see someone who appreciates insects!

14 Oct 2011 11:36pm

1/15 second
ISO 160
72 mm