Subject: Identification Required
Location: St Louis, Missouri
April 22, 2014 2:35 am
This was taken in Sept 2013 – there was alot of them about and they were very noisey
We are nearly certain your Katydid is a Black Legged Meadow Katydid, Orchelimum nigripes, based on this image posted to BugGuide. Your individual is a male and it is the males of the species that produce the sounds. There is additional information on BugGuide.