Taeniopoda eques (Burmeister, 1838) Romaleidae.
Northern end of the range of this species -- further north than any points on BugGuide, actually (though just by a couple of miles).
Serious-looking ovipositor. The male www.flickr.com/photos/anitagould/6170747017 I found a couple of years ago was also of the 5-legged variety.
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917, San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.
yellow-green wings in flight
Orthoptera is an order of insects with paurometabolous or incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, cave crickets, Jerusalem crickets, katydids, weta, lubber, Acrida, and locusts. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as a "stridulation") by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. The tympanum or ear is located in the front tibia in crickets, mole crickets, and katydids, and on the first abdominal...