Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus

Katydid, Red Star Hibiscus

From its behavior I had wondered if this Katydid was munching on some small bugs but don’t see any when I magnify the image.

Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus
Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus

Perhaps it was wondering how to best attack this star hibiscus for lunch.

Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus
Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus

He didn’t seem concerned about my presence as I tried some different angles.

Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus
Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus

This fellow was much shorter and with compact antennae compared to the Long-horned Katydid I found in June.

Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus
Katydid on Red Star Hibiscus

8 thoughts on “Katydid, Red Star Hibiscus”

  1. Judging by the look on his face, it was probably just looking for a delicious dessert of pollen. Incomparable color combination that tickles the viewer’s eyes!

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