True Katydid

Subject: Need Identification
Location: North Central Texas
June 27, 2015 8:46 pm
Could you please help ID this bug for my ever-curious grandson? It’s about 1.5 to 2 inches long. Photo taken today June 27 after dark.
It may be some kind of katydid.
Signature: G. Keilstrup

True Katydid
True Katydid

Dear G.,
You are absolutely correct.  This is a True Katydid.

2 thoughts on “True Katydid”

    • Someone wisely told us once: “if it has a mouth, it can bite” but the bite of most Katydids would not cause any harm. Most Katydids eat leaves and flowers, but some are predatory.


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