huge grasshopper found in Costa Rica
Location: Sirena biological station, Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
January 15, 2011 9:13 am
Hi,
I found this grasshopper during a nighthike near the Sirena biological station, Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. It was huge, almost 20 cm in length, i guess.
Maybe you can identify the species?
Signature: Kind regards, Michael Schoy

Giant Brown Cricket

Dear Michael,
Your large Grasshopper,
Tropidacris dux, is called a Giant Brown Cricket.  It is frequently mistaken for a bird in flight.

Location: Costa Rica

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