What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: what is this bug
Location: Little Naches [Washington]
May 13, 2015 6:37 pm
It chirps and when frightened it flips on his back to look like a spider
Signature: Tara Riddell

Shieldbacked Katydid

Shieldbacked Katydid

Dear Tara,
This appears to be some species of Shieldbacked Katydid.  We will attempt to contact Piotr Naskrecki to see if he is able to identify the genus or species.

Shieldbacked_katydid_poster

Shieldbacked Katydid

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Little Naches, Washington

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