Crickets and Katydids
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Striped Raspy Cricket
Spider Face Leaf-rolling Cricket
Three Eyed Leaf-rolling Cricket
Pale-brown Leaf-rolling Cricket 
Greenish Meadow Katydid
Whitish Meadow katydid 
Blackish Meadow Katydid
Reddish Meadow Katydid 
Spine-headed Katydid 
Predatory Katydid
Short-winged Swayer 
Snub-nose Katydid 
Brown-backed Katydid
White-backed Nymph
Naskrecki's Bush Katydid 
32-Spotted Katydid
Speckled Katydid
Common Garden Katydid 
Common Garden Katydid
Brisbane Garden Katydid
Dark Green Katydid 
Unknown Nymph- I
Unknown Nymph- II 
Small Grassland Katydid
Gum Leaf Katydid  
Mountain Katydid
Unidentified Katydids
Slow-chirping Cricket
Silent Leaf-runner
Spider Cricket
Ground Cricket 1
Ground Cricket 2 
Silent Bush Cricket
Scaled Cricket 
Common Mole Cricket
Dark Night Mole Cricket 

Unidentified Cricket


Whitish Meadow Katydid - Conocephalus (Chloroxiphidion) albescens


This page contains pictures and information about the Whitish Meadow Katydids that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.  

Female, short-winged form, body length 20mm
Whitish Meadow Katydid is pale brown in colour. 
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This katydid species adult may have fully developed wings or un-developed wings. 
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We found this katydid near Bulimba Creek, the Mt Gravatt section. It was May 2007.

1. Insects of Australia - CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p382.
2. Grasshopper Country - the Abundant Orthopteroid Insects of Australia, D Rentz, UNSW Press, 1996, p94.
3. Blackish Meadow Katydid Fact File - Wildlife of Sydney, Australian Museum online. 
4. A Guide to the Katydids of Australia - David Rentz, CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2010, p103. 

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