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Katydid

Description:

Some kinds of strange bug I found today. About 3 inches long and can climb.found near a small forested area in suburbs.reminds me of a mantis.

Habitat:

Small forested area in suburbs.

Notes:

Significantly longer back legs and very long, thick antennas

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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

Nice find! I agree that this is a species of Katydid, Family Tettigoniidae. This one is a female. You can tell because she has an ovipositor (the flat, curved thing that extends from the end of her abdomen). It is used for laying eggs.

Ihazapughappy
Ihazapughappy 8 years ago

Looks like a katydid of some sort.

kzheng808
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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jan 15, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013

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