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Tagasta marginella(Thunberg, 1815)

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.345). This image was contributed by Mingkai Tan as part of his undergraduate final year project in NUS.

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Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae: Pyrgomorphinae
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Identifying Features:
Head conical, not crenulated along genae; very elongated, longer than prontonum. Antennae flattened. Fastigium with longitudinal groove. Wings surpassing abdominal apex. Hind tibiae blue.
Common species that can be found in grassy or herbby habitats.