Katydid..barely hanging on to the petals of a Morning glory on a windy day in California.

The family Tettigoniidae, known in American English as katydids and in British English as bush-crickets, contains more than 6,400 species. They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are more closely related to crickets than to grasshoppers.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Infraorder: Tettigoniidea
Superfamily: Tettigonioidea
Krauss, 1902
Family: Tettigoniidae

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  • robpixaday
    robpixadayover 3 years ago

    Oh, FABULOUS! Gorgeous and so fascinating!

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartover 3 years ago

    A beautiful, excellent photograph

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Fabulous work Gena!

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    Super picture, Gena! Did you have to use super glue?

  • dperalta
    dperaltaover 3 years ago

    WOW very nice! the color of that Katydid is so iridescent! Rude question perhaps but did you use any kind of post processing. If you did it’s brilliant! If not it’s even more brilliant!!

  • Berns
    Bernsover 3 years ago

    Fantastic Capture Gena, love the colours!

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 3 years ago

    a stunning capture,wonderful,dawnx

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    I love Katydids Gena and its so beautiful on the bloom! Great colors and fabulous shot!

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    Excellent closeup with wonderful light and detail, Gena!

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 3 years ago


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