Common True Katydid

Common True Katydid
Pterophylla camellifolia

Common True Katydid sound

Description: An entirely green katydid with broad, rounded wings. The venation on the wings resembles a leaf.

Where to look: Common True Katydids are a katydid of deciduous forests. They spend most of their time in the canopy of taller trees, but will occasionally wander down to a small tree or shrub along the edge of a woodland.

Sound: A repeated katy-did, katy-didn’t.

Note: This is a common species of woodlands during the late summer and fall, but is rarely seen due to its elusive nature and camouflage.

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