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Species Leptophyes punctatissima - Speckled Bush-Cricket

Katydid to identify - Leptophyes punctatissima - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Tettigoniidea (Katydids, Camel Crickets, and relatives)
Family Tettigoniidae (Katydids)
Subfamily Phaneropterinae (Phaneropterine Katydids)
Genus Leptophyes
Species punctatissima (Speckled Bush-Cricket)
Other Common Names
Speckled Bush-Cricket, European Bush-Katydid
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Leptophyes punctatissima (Bosc, 1792)
Range
Native to Europe; adventive in North America.
Remarks
Recorded on Nantucket, MA, by Morse (1920), and Vickery and Kevan (1). The only BugGuide photo is from Ontario. It is unclear whether this species actually has populations in North America, but it has definitely been introduced on at least two occasions.
Print References
Manual of the Orthoptera of New England (1920), by Albert Pitts Morse
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