Photo: C & D Frith
Australian Tropical Rainforest Life
Long-horned Grasshopper: Phyllophora species
This insect has a bright green body and finely veined leaf-like wings.
This provides effective camouflage amongst leafy vegetation, on which the grasshopper also feeds.
This Long-horned Grasshopper belongs to a group of insects called 'tettigonids'
In this group there are some 5000 species on earth, including the true grasshoppers, crickets and locusts.