Prob. near Omura congrua

Gaudy Grasshopper

Near Omura congrua, a Gaudy Grasshopper in the family Proscopiidae


Family: Pyrgomorphidae

Subfamily: Pyrgomorphinae

Tribe: Omurini [?]


This unusual grasshopper was a puzzle to us. Thank-you to Dr. Kátia Matiotti, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, who provided the family ID.

With the family ID in hand, we looked at numerous Internet images and note a similarity with photos of Omura congrua, a fairly common species, but we don't assert that as an ID.

Photo notes: on Solanum sp. foliage, Brokopondo district, Suriname.

Note that at present this is the only page for family Pyrgomorphidae on this site

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