Immature Katydid found in Mount Washington

Subject:  What’s That Katydid?
Location:  Mount Washington, Los Angeles, California
May 7, 2016
While working in the garden we spotted this immature Katydid eating the leaves of a Primrose, and we were uncertain of its identity.  We believe it is a Bush Katydid in the genus Scudderia, possibly a Mexican Bush Katydid which is pictured on the Natural History of Orange County website.  Since it lacks an ovipositor, this
Scudderia nymph is definitely a male, and it looks very similar to this BugGuide image.

Immature Bush Katydid
Immature Bush Katydid

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