Wild invertebrate/s

Challenge #1 in the Wild animals series. Hosted by Kris Bell.
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Show off your best picture of an invertebrate in its natural environment. Try to be as original as possible - perhaps an unusual crop, or an unusual behaviour. If possible, please also include a species name and approximate location.
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Emperor Locust
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Colorful grasshopper found on safari on a twig at roadside in South Africa. Told by guide that it was an "Emperor Locust "but it is a grasshopper-Acrididae sp.
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Submitted: Friday, 3rd February, 2012 05:20 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 20th October, 2004
Focal length: 360 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F8
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