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Species Neobarrettia victoriae - Lesser Arid-land Katydid

Longhorn grasshopper - Neobarrettia victoriae - female Lesser Arid-Land Katydid - Neobarrettia victoriae - male katydid - Neobarrettia victoriae Neobarrettia victoriae - male Neobarrettia victoriae - male Neobarrettia victoriae - male Neobarrettia victoriae - male Neobarrettia victoriae - 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 Tettigoniidae (Katydids)
Subfamily Listroscelidinae (Spiny Predatory Katydids)
Genus Neobarrettia
Species victoriae (Lesser Arid-land Katydid )
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neobarrettia victoriae (Caudell)
Orig. Comb: Rehnia victoriae Caudell 1907
Size
Length 25-32 mm, males; 31-37 mm females
length of forefemur 8-12 mm, males, 10-14 mm females (SINA)
Identification
Front edge of pronotum green; femoral teeth bicolored; center of hindwings jet black (SINA)
Range
s. & w. TX to sw. KS - Map (SINA)
Habitat
Mesquite, bushland, shrubby desert (SINA)
Season
mid May to October (BG & SINA data)
Remarks
Type locality: Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
See Also
Cohn, T.J. 1965. The arid-land katydids of the North American genus Neobarrettia (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): their systematics and a reconstruction of their history. Miscellaneous publications / University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, no. 126. 179 pp.
Print References
Caudell, A.N. 1907. The Decticinae (a group of Orthoptera) of North America. Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 32: 285-410.
Cohn, T.J. 1957. The relationships of the North American genera Rehnia Caudell and Neobarrettia Rehn (Orthoptera Tettigoniidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 588: 1-16.
Cohn, T.J. 1965. The arid-land katydids of the North American genus Neobarrettia (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): their systematics and a reconstruction of their history. Misc Publ Mus Zool Univ Mich no 126. 179 pp.