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Fork-tailed Bush Katydid

Scientific Name: 
Scudderia mexicana

This leaf mimic is common in late summer and fall on vegetation and may be attracted to lights during warm summer evenings.  The nymphs are very commonly found feeding on flowers as are the adults.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Garden Location: 
Volunteer Garden, Propagation Area
Scudderia mexicana feeding on flowers
Scudderia mexicana nymph
Viewing Months: 
Aug
Sep
Oct
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