Female Greater Angle Winged Katydid

Subject:  katydid?
Geographic location of the bug:  Fort Mill, SC
Date: 08/20/2018
Time: 02:52 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  This big one was hanging out on my back door this morning.  In one of the photos you can see his really long antennae. Do you happen to know the proper species name of this one? Amazing how it looks so very similar to a leaf!
How you want your letter signed:  R. Tregay

Greater Angle-Winged Katydid

Dear R. Tregay,
This looks to us like a female Greater Angle Winged Katydid,
Microcentrum rhombifolium, which is pictured on BugGuide.  According to BugGuide:  “Adults active in late summer and fall. September-November (Michigan).”

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