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The Horsehead Grasshopper is from the jungles of Ecuador and Peru. It looks like a stick insect and has the diet of a stick insect (foliage, tree leaves) but it is actually a real grasshopper.

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in grade school our homework would be to bring grasshoppers in for the praying mantis. Was a short lesson but memorable to see the cocoon open with many being born.

Armadillo Bug, Boat-Builder, Carpenter or Cafner, Cheeselog, Cheesy Bug, Doodlebug, Pill Bug, Roly-poly Bug, Sow Bug, Roll-Bug, Chuggypig or Chucky Pig and Slater (Scotland and New Zealand), "Gramersow (Cornwall),"butcher boy" or Butchy Boy and Wood Bug

Painted Grasshopper, Dactylotum bicolor. Also known as the Rainbow Grasshopper. Nature is AWEsome!

Creepiest (and coolest) bug I've ever seen. Phyllodes Imperialis, or as I call it, Halloween Caterpillar. #halloween #awesome