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Genus Tessellana

Unknown grasshopper - Tessellana tessellata - male young Brown-spotted Bush-cricket  - Tessellana tessellata Orthopteran - Tessellana tessellata Cleaning an antenna - Tessellana tessellata Tessellana tellata - Tessellana tessellata - female Tessellana tessellata - Brown-spotted Bush-cricket Nymph - Tessellana tessellata - male 3756 - Tessellana tessellata - male Hopper - Tessellana tessellata - 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 Tettigoniinae (Shield-backed Katydids)
Genus Tessellana
8 spp. total(1), one in our area (introduced)
native to the Palearctic(1), 1 sp. introduced to CA from so. Europe