I've always liked the grasshoppers and crickets of all sorts. Maybe it is because they can jump and make noise. This katydid is known for its ability to mimic a leaf. Some species are so well adapted that they even have spots and rough edges on their wings, simulating the rotten edges of a diseased leaf.
The base for this hopper is simple- it is pretty much a frog base, with the center point flatten-sinked, and the rest of the points thinned. (I got the idea after I folded a traditional frog, and then flattened the head into an octagon) As with the orb weaver and the fisher spider, the base is used asymmetrically. It's a little weird, but the asymmetry allows for more efficient use of the points and edges of the paper.
Folded from a sheet of tissue paper treated with methyl cellulose
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