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Subfamily Phaneropterinae - Phaneropterine Katydids

Katydid - Scudderia furcata - male katydid - Stilpnochlora couloniana - male Strange Green Bug - Microcentrum rhombifolium - female katydid - Microcentrum retinerve - female Northern Bush Katydid - Scudderia septentrionalis - male oblong wing katydid - Amblycorypha oblongifolia - male anterior underside, northern bush katydid - Scudderia septentrionalis - male One Cold Katydid - Stilpnochlora couloniana - female
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)
Other Common Names
False Katydids
Numbers
67 species in 14 genera north of Mexico (1)
Identification
Tympana on foretibia exposed; forewings shorter than hindwings (1)

Overview of Genera:

Amblycorypha - 15 species, eastern and central U.S.

Arethaea - 14 species, southwestern U.S.

Brachyinsara - 1 species, CA

Dichopetala - 8 species, southwestern U.S.

Insara - 6 species, southwestern U.S.

Inscudderia - 3 species, southeastern U.S.

Microcentrum - 6 species, most of U.S. except for far north

Montezumina - 1 species, southeastern U.S.

Phaneroptera - 1 species, introduced to CA, NY, NJ

---no image--- Phrixa - 1 species, FL

Platylyra - 1 species, CA

Scudderia - 8 species, entire U.S.

Stilpnochlora - 1 species, FL

Turpilia - 1 species, FL
Print References
Arnett, p. 160 (2)
Internet References
Singing Insects of North America: subfamily account and key to genera