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Species Orchelimum silvaticum - Long-spurred Meadow 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 Conocephalinae (Coneheads and Meadow Katydids)
Tribe Conocephalini (Meadow Katydids)
Genus Orchelimum (Greater Meadow Katydids)
Species silvaticum (Long-spurred Meadow Katydid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orchelimum silvaticum McNeill 1891
Identification
This species has the longest "tooth" on the inner surface of the male cerci, this feature prompting the common name
Range
Midwestern states from SD-TX, east to OH and AL, with small scattered populations further east in NY and MD
Habitat
A common prairie and deciduous woodland species of the Midwest. Often in juniper and cedar trees.
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