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Katydid

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Was wandering around the hotel.

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6 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Tettigoniidae, Lichen Katydid.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Thanks, Emily!

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 9 years ago

He is fascinating! Amazing!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Thanks Gerardo...
Thanks for the info Martin...I changed the name...I thought he was fascinating!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wonderful spotting!

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

This looks like a katydid, related to grasshoppers (both are order = Orthoptera) but nocturnal and with long antennae. The wing covers of this one are spectacular and look like snake skin.

Cicadas have eyes very wide apart. They never have pleated wings and never have long antennae.

ChristyHolland
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Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Oct 10, 2010
Submitted on Mar 12, 2012

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