Toxic Milkweed Grasshopper from Namibia

Beautiful grasshopper
Location: Namibia, Africa
January 2, 2011 11:58 am
Found this beautiful grasshopper in our yard. I did not see any other quite like it on your website.
Signature: Echols

Toxic Milkweed Grasshopper

Dear Echols,
We believe this is a Toxic Milkweed Grasshopper in the family Pyrgomorphidae
We have numerous examples from Africa and Australia in our archives.

Update: December 13, 2016
Based on a submitted comment, we now believe this is
Phymateus baccatus.

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