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Shield-Backed Katydid



About 2 inches long.


Pacific Northwest temperate rainforest.

No species ID suggestions


Lafcadio 5 years ago

Well, that's certainly closer than big-old-cricket-thing, which is all I had so far. I'll label it as such until I can confirm something different.

ForestDragon 5 years ago

Lafcadio, this is a female Katydid. I am leaning towards a species of Sheild-backed Katydid, Subfamily Tettigoniinae, but I am not absolutely sure. Here is a link to Bugguide:

Oregon, USA

Lat: 45.45, Long: -122.24

Spotted on Aug 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 18, 2013

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