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Katydid Green Grasshopper

Description:

Tettigoniidae are commonly called katydids or bush-crickets. This one was spotted on a wall near Zion National Park, UT.

Habitat:

Katydids are most abundant in the tropics—the Amazon rainforest is home to about 2,000 species—but katydids are also found in cooler and drier regions throughout the world; the United States is home to over 100 species. They live on trees, bushes, or grasses, often matching the appearance of their surroundings.

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1 Comment

MelissaPhillips
MelissaPhillips 8 years ago

It's a Katydid

Arya
Spotted by
Arya

Utah, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2013
Submitted on Oct 12, 2013

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