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Species Stenopelmatus pictus

Weird Potato Bug - Stenopelmatus pictus - male Stenopelmatus pictus - female Stenopelmatus pictus - female Stenopelmatus pictus - female Stenopelmatus pictus - male Stenopelmatus pictus - 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 Stenopelmatidae (Jerusalem Crickets)
Genus Stenopelmatus (Jerusalem Cricket)
Species pictus (Stenopelmatus pictus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stenopelmatus pictus Scudder, 1899
Identification
Black markings on the head in both sexes is diagnostic - Alice Abela/David Weissman
Remarks
It is possible that more than one species are represented by the BugGuide photos placed under this species, as the genus is currently being revised.
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