Caedicia simplex

Common Garden Katydid at Acton, ACT

Caedicia simplex at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2022
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Caedicia simplex 20 Dec 2022 RogerF
Lanciana montana 20 Dec 2022 Roger

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This is the only one of this colour that I could see om CNM

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RogerF wrote:
   20 Dec 2022
Occasional purple forms of katydid occur, see cover of David Rentz's katydid book. Sometimes they turn to green when moulting. Lanciana is not often seem at such low altitude.
Roger wrote:
   20 Dec 2022
Thanks Roger, I haven't noticed any Carpenter bees this year, most of the flowers have gone

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  • 19 Dec 2022 10:32 AM Recorded on
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