Please Help Me Identify This Green Leafy Insect

My front door and my garage door both seem to be magnets for the oddest bugs that crawl out of the depths of the earth, from the insides of trees and simply from the thin of the air.  It could be that I walk BY these doors the most, but I think there’s something special about the doorsCheck out our spider discussion from last month.

This evening on our way out the door, we found one of our favorite leafy green cicada – katydid – grasshopper variants.. Do you happen to know what it is?  Please comment here or on our facebook page.

This green bug was about 2″ long,


This insect was attached to our door frame, and was easy enough to catch, although its fluttering wings and prickly legs caused a scare to my eight year old.  So, what is it?


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