Huge Creepy Crawlers
June 7, 2010
These very loud chirping “crickets” like to jump on me! I have seen them green with black legs and red with black legs.
Nervous in Mico
Medina Lake, Texas
It must be a bumper crop year for the Central Texas Leaf Katydid which is represented in your photograph. If they are plentiful, they may defoliate oak trees. Your specimen is a female as evidenced by the saber-like ovipositor.