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Species Insara elegans - Elegant Bush Katydid

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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)
Species elegans (Elegant Bush Katydid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Insara elegans (Scudder 1900)
Tegmina either marked with a herringbone pattern or plain-colored. The latter form was designated by Rehn & Hebard as "Insara elegans consuetipes".
Southwestern U.S. ( southern NV; southwestern UT; southeastern CO; southern TX to NM, AZ, and southeastern CA) and Mexico.
See also distribution map: Insara elegans
Various desert plants, though preferably Mesquite (Prosopis spp.)
The nocturnal adults are generally attracted to light.
See Also
Creosote Bush Katydid - Here
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