Subject: Bug on a dwarf navel orange tree
Geographic location of the bug: Central California
Time: 10:04 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Is this beautiful critter eating my tree or eating what’s eating my tree
How you want your letter signed: John
This is a Bush Katydid nymph in the genus Scudderia, and they are generalist feeders that will eat the leaves of many different plants. You can always relocate it if your tree is very small. If it is a larger tree, the loss of some leaves will not adversely compromise the health of the tree.