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Species Scudderia pistillata - Broad-winged Bush Katydid

Broadwinged Katydid - Scudderia pistillata - male Katydid 2262 - Scudderia pistillata - male a katydid - Scudderia pistillata - female Scudderia pistillata - male Unknown katydid - Scudderia pistillata - male Scudderia pistillata - female Broad winged bush katydid  - Scudderia pistillata - male Phaneropterinae sp - Scudderia pistillata - female
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 Scudderia (Bush Katydids)
Species pistillata (Broad-winged Bush Katydid)
This is the only species in this genus with an outer wing length only three times its width (1)
Lobes of male supra-anal plate form a wide, rounded V, and taper strongly toward the tips. Resembles a whale's fluke:
Canada south to West Virginia
Damp and dry meadows, marshes, fields, and roadside thickets (1)
Internet References
Song and other info at Songs of Insects

Works Cited
1.Guide to Night-Singing Insects of the Northeast
Michael DiGiorgio & John Himmelman. 2009. Stackpole Books.