Katydid found among flies in observation 1032941 http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1034941
Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus
Habitat: Syzygium smithii. Beating.
Identification: Caedicia simplex (Walker, 1869)
Typical green form of the Central Texas Leaf Katydid.
Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called katydids or bush-crickets. There are more than 6,400 species. Part of the suborder Ensifera, it is the only family in the superfamily Tettigonioidea. The name is derived from the genus Tettigonia, first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1748. They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are more closely related to crickets and weta than to any type of grasshopper. Many tettigoniids exhibit mimicry and camouflage, commonly...