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Malaysian bush-cricket (Mecopoda elongata)

Malaysian bush-cricket (Mecopoda elongata) is an animal species in Tettigoniidae, an arborial insect, has wings, hind legs are very long and thorny, adults are brown, instars and imago are green, live in bushes and low leaves on trees in forests and agricultural land.

M. elongata in adults has a square head, the part between it is flat to the back on the wing and dark brown. The antennae are long, segmented and brown. A pair of black eyes.

Dlium Malaysian bush-cricket (Mecopoda elongata)


Elongated wings with leaf-like veins and brown. The legs are tubular, three-parted, brown, have thorns, forked ends as looking. The hind legs are very long and have two rows of thorns at each corner.

Instars and imago have a green color with white and black spots. The eyes are white, the legs are green and brown. Wing shoots appear on each side of the top and point upward with backward vein lines.





Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Infraorder: Tettigoniidea
Superfamily: Tettigonioidea
Family: Tettigoniidae
Subfamily: Mecopodinae
Tribe: Mecopodini
Genus: Mecopoda
Species: Mecopoda elongata
Subspecies: Mecopoda elongata ssp. elongata, Mecopoda elongata ssp. pallida

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