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Spoon-tailed Short-wing Katydid

Dichopetala catinata

Description:

Grasshopper/katydid-like jumping insect. The extremely long antennae suggest it to be in the Tettigoniidae family. Quite small with very long legs.

Habitat:

Pace Bend Park. Wooded, near lake.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Spoon-tailed Short-wing Katydid
Dichopetala catinata Some kind of short-winged Katydid? - Dichopetala catinata - BugGuide.Net


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5 Comments

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 8 years ago

Bayucca, I think you are right. I'm no expert, but from the reference pictures in Bugguide, this spotting with the very dark back and white spots down it, matches your choice perfectly.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

@Livan: At least we have the same genus ;-)... What do you think about Catinata? My comment may sound quite definitive, but I should have written, "I think it is Dichopetala catinata".

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 8 years ago

I think it is one of the Short-wing Katydids. (Dichopetala sp.)
http://bugguide.net/node/view/36998

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

It is a Tettigoniidae, Phaneropterinae (False Katydid), Dichopetala sp. (Sort-winged Katydid), Dichopetala catinata.

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Precioso grillo

tamashii
Spotted by
tamashii

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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