Bush Katydid
Male Nymph: ventral
Ellura
Gumleaf Katydid
Late Instar, profile
 
    
Gumleaf Katydid (Torbia viridissima?)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Katydid (Tettigoniidae)
Species: Gumleaf Katydid (Torbia viridissima?)
This Photo:     Young Nymph

Thank you Matthew Connors for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Oct-2012
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.