Tag: Gum Leaf Katydid

Close up: Gum Leaf Katydid

Gum Leaf Katydid (Torbia viridissima)

Yesterday, as I stepped out to get the mail, I noticed a large green insect on the deck.  It turned out to be a “leaf insect” or Katydid. Initially I took photos with my standard lens, but I soon realised it was an ideal subject for my new macro lens.  The insect kept moving, so I found a thin stick…