Lichenagraecia cataphracta This brilliant lichen mimic's spiny legs set it apart from all other Australian katydids | MYCO-LICH

Lichenagraecia cataphracta This brilliant lichen mimic's spiny legs set it apart from all other Australian katydids

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L cataphracta is a lichen mimic and, like other katydids, has a species-specific song. Photograph: David Rentz

A truly remarkable new genus and species of katydid, Lichenagraecia cataphracta, was described last year from a small number of locations in northern Queensland by David Rentz and co-authors You Ning Su and Norihiro Ueshima.