The Blackish Meadow Katydid is a pale green katydid with broad dark brown stripe running along the back. The antennae are extremely long measuring about four times the total body length. The katydid produces a low buzzing sound during summer season. These katydids are most active in late afternoon and at night.
Length: female 20mm; male 15mm - 20mm
Shelters amongst long grass or reeds. They are active at night.
The Blackish Meadow Katydid adult feeds on flowers and seeds. Nymphs are carnivorous and feed on small bugs (Leptocorisa sp.)
found in Queensland and New South Wales
|Common Name:||Blackish Meadow Katydid|