With delicate precision, a female...
Images: « prev  (14 of 150 ) next »
[back to thumbnails]

Photo Details

Image #cld1723875
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionWith delicate precision, a female leaf katydid (Phyllomimini) uses her blade-like ovipositor to open a slit in the stem of a wild ginger where she will insert her eggs. The young, like miniature versions of their mother but without wings, will disperse soon after hatching. 
Keywordsborneo | egg | fauna | female | insect | katydid | kubah | laying | orthoptera | tettigoniidae

Availability

Stock Photography• stock photo request
Free Circulation• email to a friend

Link to this Photo

Paste Codewww.wildborneo.com.my/
photo.php?f=cld1723875.jpg

© Ch'ien C. Lee (1996-). By using this website you agree to the terms of use. JavaScript required