Need insect people help here

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On my rose. No idea what it is and limited search turns up nothing for me.

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Nice image!

That's a nymph (juvenile specimen) of the genus Scudderia (Scudder's Bush Katydid). There are several species but the nymphs are difficult to identify (at least for me).

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Nice image!

That's a nymph (juvenile specimen) of the genus Scudderia (Scudder's Bush Katydid). There are several species but the nymphs are difficult to identify (at least for me).

Cheers
Ah that explains no wings yet. my Google search for 'green insect with long black and white antennae' led me nowhere close. Thanks! Now I can tag it with something other than "Insect":confused:
 
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I guess that this is the European cousin of your Katydid:
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This is probably a very juvenile nymph, 'cos it is much spottier :wink:
 
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