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Chestnut short-wing katydid

Obolopteryx castanea


A colorful katydid found in southern Texas and northeastern Mexico. This is a female, which is actually wingless and has instead lacy, scale-like projections behind the pronotum. This adult has a well-formed ovipositor.


Spotted on flowering vegetation at a forest edge.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 12, 2020
Submitted on Dec 26, 2020

Spotted for Mission

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