Tiny Fork-Tailed Bush Katydid Nymph on dahlia leaves. Approx. 8mm.
Urban house flower garden.
The family Tettigoniidae, known in American English as katydids and in British English as bush-crickets, contains more than 6,400 species. It is part of the suborder Ensifera and the only family in the superfamily Tettigonioidea. They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are more closely related to crickets than to grasshoppers. Wikipedia
Lat: 37.83, Long: -122.28
Spotted on Jun 2, 2012
Submitted on Jun 3, 2012