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Species Obolopteryx catinata - Spoon-tailed Short-wing 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 Obolopteryx (Short-wing Katydids)
Species catinata (Spoon-tailed Short-wing Katydid )
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Obolopteryx catinata (Rehn & Hebard)
Orig. Comb: Dichopetala catinata Rehn & Hebard, 1914
Range
Central & southmost Texas / Mex? Map - SINA
Most records from Cameron Co. (BG data)
Habitat
Occurs in oak-juniper woodlands in central Texas; mesquite-chaparral in Brownsville (Cohn, Swanson, & Fontana 2014)
Remarks
Type locality: Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas
Texas considers this to be a "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) (1)
Print References
Rehn, J.A.G. & Hebard. 1914. A study of the species of the genus Dichopetala (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. 66: 64-160.
Cohn, Swanson & Fontana. 2014. Misc. Publ. Univ. Mich. Mus. Zool. 203:26