In the pink

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    An immature katydid on new Eucalyptus growth; quite startling.

    1. Andrew Graeme Gould 58 months ago | reply

      Lovely colour contrasts. Seen in the australian flickr group.

    2. Mike G Gordon 58 months ago | reply

      I know nothing about insect vision and wonder if this colour would blend into the background in the insect world view.

    3. mgjefferies 58 months ago | reply

      I think it would have to worry more about the bird world view!

    4. Malcolm NQ 58 months ago | reply

      It certainly is colourful in the human world-view :-)
      Okay, wild guess: I have a very vague memory of reading about nymphs taking on colours of what they have been eating, which would in fact usually give them protective coloration. Could this one have been eating new pink foliage for a day or two?

    5. James Niland 58 months ago | reply

      What a stunner, looks almost unreal when you see such brightly colored insects in real

    6. jack_246 57 months ago | reply

      Looks great !

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