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Orthopteran, short antenae, shield like pronatum
Location:  Yakima, WA
October 14, 2010 2:02 pm
Somewhat like a katydid, but short antennae. Pronatum shorter that in pygmy grasshoppers. Sub- adult instar?
Signature:  Paul Huffman, President-for-Life, Moclips Surf Club

Shieldbacked Katydid

Hi Paul,
It appears that your Shieldbacked Katydid in the genus
Neduba has been traumatized, hence the clipped antennae.  You can compare your image to photos for the genus posted to BugGuide.

Piotr Naskrecki provides confirmation
…  whereas the one with a larger pronotum is a male of Neduba sp.

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