Subject: Can anybody help me with the ID of this katydid nymph
Geographic location of the bug: Jacó, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Time: 05:58 PM EDT
I’m trying to find the name of this little bug. It was around 3 cm long. I know katydids are hard to identify and it is even more difficult when they are nymphs, but this one had blue eyes and pronotum. Hope you can help me.
How you want your letter signed: Dariel Sanabria Q. / Artrópodos de Costa Rica
Your image of this blue-eyed Katydid nymph is beautiful. Nymphs can be difficult to correctly identify. We did not have any luck locating any similar looking nymphs on the internet. We will write to Katydid expert Piotr Naskrecki to see if he can provide an identification.