Spotted Predatory Katydid

Chlorobalius leucoviridis

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Chlorobalius leucoviridis, commonly known as the spotted predatory katydid, is a species of long-horned grasshopper in the family Tettigoniidae. It is a predator and is an acoustic aggressive mimic of cicadas; by imitating the sounds and movements made by female cicadas, it lures male cicadas to within its reach and then eats them.

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  1. (c) Adam Yates, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/6227003
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorobalius_leucoviridis

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