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heteropteryx dilatata (female). A rare yellow Jungle Nymph. Females are ...
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Image #: DSC_2226-40001
Species: heteropteryx dilatata (female)
Location: Kampar, Perak
Description: A rare yellow Jungle Nymph. Females are normally bright green. When threatened, this phasmid raises up it's rear end like a scorpion, moves it's sharp spiked legs in a scissor-like motion and hisses to scare off intruders. The specimen featured here measured 18cm in length.
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