Shieldbacked Katydid

Subject: Beetle or katydid cousin?
Location: Oregon (foothills of Mt Hood)
October 8, 2016 3:40 pm
What is this? Saw it in a camp lodge east of Portland Oregon. Lots of evergreen trees around and some small meadows.
Signature: Mama B

Shieldbacked Katydid
Shieldbacked Katydid

Dear Mama B,
This is a Shieldbacked Katydid in the genus
Neduba, based on this image from BugGuide.

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