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Leaf mimic bush cricket or 'katydid' (unknown species)( family Tettigoniidae) in the middle of moulting its skin. Moulting from one sub-adult stage (instar) to another is known as ecdysis. Montane rainforest, Bosque de Paz Lodge, Caribbean slope, Costa Rica.
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Nick Garbutt
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Leaf mimic bush cricket or 'katydid' (unknown species)( family Tettigoniidae) in the middle of moulting its skin. Moulting from one sub-adult stage (instar) to another is known as ecdysis. Montane rainforest, Bosque de Paz Lodge, Caribbean slope, Costa Rica.