Subject: Grasshopper Id
Location: Zone 8b
February 17, 2017 3:44 pm
Hi I would like to do a little post on this insect on my blog.I think it’s some kind of grasshopper,I snapped this picture in my state of Oregon zone 8b.I have never seen another so I only have one picture.Thank You Lindsey
Signature: Lindsey Hightower

Steindachner’s Shieldback

Dear Lindsey,
We are pretty confident we have correctly identified your Shieldback Katydid as Steindachner’s Shieldback thanks to this BugGuide image.  According to BugGuide, the habitat is “Woodlands, meadows, deserts”, the food is “Foliage of trees, shrubs” and “Eggs laid in late summer, cemented to plant stems, these overwinter; one generation per year.”

Location: Oregon

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