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  Lesson's Snout-nose (Pseudorhyncus Lessonii)





Lesson's Snout-nose | Pseudorhyncus Lessonii photo
Lesson's Snout-nose

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LESSON'S SNOUT-NOSE FACTS

Identification
Lesson's Snout-nose is a fairly large green katydid with pointed head. It makes an incredibly loud high-pitched buzzing sound that can be heard from a long way off.

Other Names
Lesson's Snout-nose

Size
length 50mm

Range
tropical north of Australia, and down the east coast as far as Sydney



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Orthoptera
Family:Tettigoniidae
Genus:Pseudorhyncus
Species:Lessonii
Common Name:Lesson's Snout-nose