Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Black-legged meadow katydid (Orchelimum nigripes) chirping. It created the noise by rubbing its forewings together. One wing, known as the file, has serrated teeth and the other has a scraper. As the insect rubs the scraper along the file the wings amplify the sound. This species is found throughout the midwest and south-central states.

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Black-legged meadow katydid

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