Sunday, August 29, 2021

Katydid Macro Photos


I recently saw this large katydid on my screen door, & went to grab my macro lens to take some detailed photos. 

 Nature Photography
by Paul Micarelli

 I mistakenly referred to it as a "grasshopper" when I posted it to a NJ Nature & Wildlife group I joined on Facebook. Some of the other members corrected me on what kind of insect it was, which is one of the nice things about social media- when you actually get correct information!

Here are some more photos, including extreme close-up shots of the leg & wing, which has evolved to mimic a leaf:

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