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_MG_6191 locust

Observed: 7th February 2012 By: miked
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_MG_6191
Description:

grasshopper/locust on Mt Teide, perhaps a very local species as temperatures probably go well below zero but they still survive

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Sphingonotus sp.
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Possibly S. willemsei which

Possibly S. willemsei which is endemic to the volcanic crater where I found this one?
Interesting I could not find any images of this species on the internet (perhaps just not looked hard enough).