Animal Species:Blackish Meadow Katydid
The Blackish Meadow Katydid is common in Australia.
Standard Common Name
Blackish Meadow Katydid
Blackish Meadow Katydids vary in colour throughout their distribution, with darker individuals occuring in the southern part of their distribution.
1.0 cm - 2.5 cm
The Blackish Meadow Katydid is found in Queensland, Lord Howe Island and New South Wales.
The Blackish Meadow Katydid lives in urban areas, forests and woodlands.
Feeding and Diet
Found among grasses and reeds, or plants with large, narrow leaves such as Lomandra and Dianella species, the adult Blackish Meadow Katydids feed on the flowers and seeds.
At times Blackish Meadow Katydids can occur in large numbers, and their low buzzing calls are commonly heard throughout summer.