Seen within a nature reserve, late-afternoon.
多恩烏蜢 (Erianthus dohrni)
At the Acjanaco Pass, there's a little trail up to a viewpoint, where on a clear day one would be able to see way off across the Andes foothills and into the lowlands.
However, when we were there, it was almost totally cloud covered -- nothing but an occasional tantalizing view of forest-draped slopes below.
This neat stick insect thing was near the top.
Eumastacoidea is a superfamily within the order Orthoptera. The family has a mainly tropical distribution. Some of the characters of the members of the superfamily are the lack of an abdominal tympanum, wings if present wident towards the tip, the antennae are short in some groups the hindlegs are spread out laterally at rest. The overall classification based on genitalic characters and the geographic distribution of the groups are as follows: