A conehead katydid on the front bumper of a farm truck

[a rather large katydid loitering about on the front bumper of one of the farm trucks as photographed during my last visit to East Texas; because I didn’t get a picture showing enough detail, I’m uncertain as to the precise species, but I suspect it’s either a broad-tipped conehead (Neoconocephalus triops) or a round-tipped conehead (Neoconocephalus retusus); you can see a close-up of its beautiful eye here and a cropped but not resized image of the whole thing here]

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