imperfectreflections said: so that’s what a katydid looks like…

I’m pretty sure it’s a katydid, but it doesn’t look much like the others I’ve seen…  Its head, face, and legs are right, but the heavy body is odd.  And where are its wings?  Another insect mystery. :)

Jim figured this one out: it’s a shield-backed katydid, also known as a mormon cricket.

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  5. janesteen said: I don’t think it’s a katydid… it’s pretty cool though. A Warrior Grasshopper.
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  7. imperfectreflections said: so that’s what a katydid looks like…
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