giant katydid
Stilpnochlora couloniana


Juvenile, 45 days old, reared from a 15 Apr 2003 hatchling; St. Lucie County, Florida.
Photograph by William A. Overholt, University of Florida Indian River Research and Education Center, used by permission.
Immediately after this picture was taken, a gecko rushed in and ate the katydid,
prematurely ending th1s photograpic series of developmental stages!