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Subject: Giant ?leaf insect from Borneo plus cool spider
Location: Kinabatangan river,Sabah,Borneo
February 20, 2013 7:15 am
Hi,
I have used your wonderful service before now to help with ID of Borneo insects – hope that you can help with these from Borneo, riverine forest near the Kinabatangan river, found at night.
Best,
Louise
Signature: Louise

Katydid

Hi Louise,
The Leaf Insect is a Katydid and we do not recognize the species.  We will try to contact Katydid expert Piotr Naskrecki to see if he is able to assist in this identification.

Katydid

Update from Piotr Naskrecki:  February 23, 2013
Hi Daniel,
This is a female of Eumecopoda sp. (Mecopodinae). There are probably several undescribed species in this genus, and this is likely one of them.
Cheers,
Piotr

 

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