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Species Insara elegans - Elegant Bush Katydid

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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)
Genus Insara (Western Bush Katydids)
Species elegans (Elegant Bush Katydid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Insara elegans (Scudder 1900)
Size
28-37mm
Identification
Tegmina either marked with a herringbone pattern or plain-colored. The latter form was designated by Rehn & Hebard as "Insara elegans consuetipes".
Range
sw US (s. CA-s. NV to s. TX, + CO / Mex. - Maps: SINA, and GBIF (1)
Food
Various desert plants, though preferably Mesquite (Prosopis spp.)
Remarks
The nocturnal adults are generally attracted to light.
See Also
Creosote Bush Katydid - Here
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(2)
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