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Genus Insara - Western Bush Katydids

Elegant Bush Katydid - Insara elegans - male Elegant western bush katydid - Insara elegans - male Another gas station visitor - Insara covilleae - male elegant bush katydid? - Insara elegans - male Tettigoniidae--Shield-back Katydid - Insara covilleae - female Creosote Bush Katydid  - Golden - Insara covilleae - male Katydid - Insara elegans Unknown insect - Insara covilleae - female
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 Insara (Western Bush Katydids)
Explanation of Names
Insara Walker, 1869
6 spp. in our area, 17 spp. total(1)
sw. US (2) to Brazil (1)
Print References
Walker, F. 1869. Catalogue of the Specimens of Dermaptera Saltatoria in the Collection of the British Museum 2: 267.
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