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Need insect people help here

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by threecats, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. Last edited by a moderator: Jul 5, 2008
  2. turtile

    turtile

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    May 12, 2008
    Delaware
    Looks like a Katydid. They tear apart everything when the population gets too high.
     
  3. Nice contrast in colors

    Really nice color combinations in that picture as well as being nice and sharp.

    Great shot!
     
  4. 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
     
  5. 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: 
     
  6. barnclos

    barnclos Guest

    I guess that this is the European cousin of your Katydid:
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    NIKON D200    ---    105mm    f/32.0    1/250s    ISO 200


    This is probably a very juvenile nymph, 'cos it is much spottier :wink:
     
  7. Well done with your pics of the Katydid. Very nice color and sharpness.
     
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