Borneogryllacris borneoensis. By raising its wings in...
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Image #cld08102202
SpeciesBorneogryllacris borneoensis
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionBy raising its wings in an alarming and aggressive display, this large raspy cricket may appear too intimidating to would-be predators. These crickets are strictly nocturnal; by day they hide in leaf shelters which are constructed with the aid of silk threads secreted from their mouthparts. 
Keywordsborneo | cricket | defense | fauna | gryllacrididae | insect | nocturnal | orthoptera | raspy

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