Two More Katydids from Costa Rica

Subject: What is the common name for this Katydid?
Location: Monteverde, Costa Rica
February 6, 2016 12:36 am
Hello! I took a picture of this katydid at our lodge in Monteverde Costa Rica. I can’t seem to figure out what the common name of it would be. Could you help please?
Thank you!
Signature: Lise

Katydid
Katydid: Scopiorinus sp.
Katydid
Katydid: Scopiorinus sp.

Subject: Another katydid from Costa Rica
Location: Monteverde, Costa Rica
February 6, 2016 12:43 am
Hello again, I have another katydid that I can’t identify. I took a picture of this one at Cala Lodge in Costa Rica. I think it may be a bush katydid but, not sure. Can you help please?
Thank you!
Signature: Lise

Katydid
Katydid: Lamprophyllum sp. (most likely L. bugabae)

Hi again Lise,
We have combined your other requests into a single Katydid posting and we will contact Piotr Naskrecki to see if he can identify all your Katydids.

Piotr Naskrecki Responds
Hi Daniel,
Yes, the big, mossy katydid is Haemodiasma tessellata. The smaller one with a sickle-shaped ovipositor is Scopiorinus sp. (impossible to ID to species based on the photos), whereas the bigger green one is a female of Lamprophyllum sp. (most likely L. bugabae).
Cheers,
Piotr

Wow!  Thank you and thank Piotr for the very quick response!  It is so nice to be able to get an identification of the insects I’ve found.  What an excellent thing it is to have you and your associates as a resource.
Again, many thanks!
Lise

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