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Caedicia simplex

Common Garden Katydid at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW

Caedicia simplex at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
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Identification history

Caedicia simplex 25 Jan 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 15 Jan 2020 gerringongTB

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User's notes

Dark red insect, like a grasshopper, on rose bloom. There were 6 in all, each on a different bloom. Looks to me like an immature version of something.

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   25 Jan 2020
Immature.
   25 Jan 2020
I take it that the mature Katydid is green.
KimPullen wrote:
   8 Aug 2020
Yes, the young ones are variable but adults are nearly always green.

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Biprorulus bibax (Spined citrus bug) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by gerringongTB
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 28 Feb 2019 by gerringongTB
Psilogramma casuarinae (Privet Hawk Moth) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 by gerringongTB
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 by gerringongTB
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 21 Oct 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 5 May 2018 by gerringongTB
Cruria synopla (Forest Day-moth) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 16 Mar 2018 by gerringongTB
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 9 Jan 2018 by gerringongTB
Patersonia sp. at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 10 Nov 2017 by gerringongTB
Acalolepta sp. (Longhorn beetle) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 20 Oct 2017 by gerringongTB
PHASMATODEA (Unidentified Stick Insect) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 23 Sep 2017 by gerringongTB
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 13 Sep 2017 by gerringongTB
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Shoalhaven Heads, NSW - 28 Feb 2015 by Charles Dove

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 6 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2018 10:57 AM Recorded on
  • gerringongTB Recorded by
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