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    • Eumastacidae
  • English
    • Monkey Grasshoppers
    • Matchstick Grasshoppers
    • Airplane Grasshoppers

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Recent observations

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What

Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

gviphangnga

Date

May 8, 2014

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Observer

estebanalzate

Date

January 8, 2013

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Observer

estebanalzate

Date

January 8, 2013

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Observer

estebanalzate

Date

January 8, 2013

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Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 4, 2014 07:30 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 4th June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

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Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

January 21, 2014

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Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

January 16, 2014

Description

From James L. Castner's "Amazon Insects: A Photo Guide", this seems to be genus Eumastax, but that genus is not (yet) in iNaturalist's database.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 28, 2013 02:23 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

kueda

Date

November 1, 2013 08:34 PM COT

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Observer

scotty

Date

September 7, 2013 02:36 PM CST

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Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 11, 2012 12:47 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital campus, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 11th November 2012

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor AF 28-105mm lens

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Observer

ivijayanand

Date

September 14, 2012 04:19 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 14th September 2012

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor AF 28-105mm lens

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Description from Wikipedia

Eumastacidae are a family of grasshoppers sometimes known as monkey- or matchstick grasshoppers. They usually have thin legs that are held folded at right angles to the body, sometimes close to the horizontal plane. Many species are wingless and the head is at an angle with the top of the head often jutting above the line of the thorax and abdomen. They have three segmented tarsi and have a short antenna with a knobby organ at...

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