Katydids look similar to grasshoppers, but are more closely related to crickets. They are distinguished by antennae longer than their bodies, short cerci, and sickle-shaped ovipositers. Most katydids resemble plant parts for camouflage.
Katydids spend most of their time among vegetation.
Katydids feed on vegetation. Some prey on small animals and occasionally resort to cannibalism.
Widespread in all habitats. Most common in the Northern Highlands.