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    • Eumastacidae
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Recent observations

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Chaparral monkey grasshopper Morsea californica

Date

May 25, 2015 01:32 PM PDT

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Chaparral monkey grasshopper Morsea californica

Date

July 23, 2015

Description

No pic I'm afraid. These guys are awesome with their weird hind legs.

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Chaparral monkey grasshopper Morsea californica

Date

June 18, 2015

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Observer

gelo

Date

February 28, 2014 03:40 PM PET

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gelo

Date

February 4, 2014 02:09 PM PET

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What

Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

estebanalzate

Date

January 8, 2013

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Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

estebanalzate

Date

January 8, 2013

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Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

estebanalzate

Date

January 8, 2013

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Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

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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Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

January 21, 2014

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Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

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

What

Monkey Grasshoppers Family Eumastacidae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 28, 2013 02:23 PM AEDT
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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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