of origin - Madagascar
4.5" to 5"
size - 11.5" x 14.5" x 1.25"
color - black
multi-color grasshopper is the most dramatic of all. Yellow dots are set off by
a grey-green background on the forewings, contrasted by the bright red found on
the hindwings. This stunning hopper is truly a case study of colors.
is thought that the Phymateus saxosus flashes its brightly colored
underwings to scare away predators.