Saltatorial leg type of Grasshopper under Foldscope

Saltatorial legs are the type of the enlarged hind legs adapted for jumping. These legs are characterized by an elongated femur and tibia. Ex: Grasshoppers, crickets and Katydids (Orthoptera). Spines are present on the tibia are observed and identified using Foldscope.

Spines on the tibia in saltatorial leg types of Grasshopper through Foldscope

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