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Katydids

Tettigoniidae

Aster leafhopper

Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

Aster leafhopper

Jeff Hahn, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota


Size: 1 1/2 inches long

Description: Green, grasshopper-like insects with enlarged back legs (for jumping), and long antennae about the length of their body.

Where/When: Found in trees and shrubs. Can be heard singing at night.

Significance: Does not harm trees or shrubs.

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