Subject:  Katydid?
Geographic location of the bug:  Denver, Colorado
Date: 09/24/2021
Time: 12:30 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I saw a leaf bug on my porch yesterday, and I forgot to take a picture, so I’ve been scouring the Internet for something similar. This picture I purchased from Shutterstock (photo by hagit berkovich) is the only one I could find of a katydid with the same kind of face/eyes. I can’t find any information on it either, so I’m wondering if it’s even a katydid at all!
How you want your letter signed:  ellie n.

leaf katydid (from shutterstock)

Dear Ellie,
We will not be able to identify your particular Katydid from the attached image which is surely not a North American species.  The True Katydid pictured on BugGuide looks similar, but BugGuide does not report it from Colorado.

Thank you for your reply!
I really wish I’d gotten a photo of it. If I see it again, I will resubmit!
Location: Denver, Colorado

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