Gum-leaf Katydid
Late Instar, profile
Toothed Anthelid
Whole, dorsal, ~30mm
Gum-leaf Katydid (Torbia viridissima ?)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Grasshopper Cricket (Orthoptera)
Family: Katydid (Tettigoniidae)
Species: Gum-leaf Katydid (Torbia viridissima ?)
This Photo:     Late Instar, dorsal

Thank you Matthew Connors for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Feb-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species