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Spiny Lobster Katydid
Spiny Lobster Katydid

Scientific Name: Panoploscelis specularis

Category: Animal

Primary Layer: Canopy

Fun Facts:

  • Unlike most katydids, the Spiny Lobster Katydid is flightless, although it does have small wings.
  • It is an eating machine, feeding on almost anything organic.
  • Both males and females call for mates, a behavior almost exclusively limited to male katydids.