Southern Bush Katydid
Female, Black Wing Spots
Ellura
Southern Bush Katydid
Female, Fastigium, dorsal
 
                      
Southern Bush Katydid (Tinzeda sororoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Katydid (Tettigoniidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Southern Bush Katydid (Tinzeda sororoides)
This Photo:     🔍Female, Fastigium, profile🔎

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo's on-line: This is the 1st record for this species in South Australia, and only the 2nd in Australia, on the ALA website (www.ala.org.au)
Notice the diagnostic black spots along the top edge of the upper white wing stripe.
We have now found 3 specimens (2m & 1f) in Oct, Nov & Dec.

Copyright © 2021-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Dec-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.