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Genus Insara - Western Bush Katydids

Elegant bush katydid - Insara elegans - male katydid - Insara elegans - female Insara elegans - female Insara elegans - female Creosote Bush Katydid  - Golden - Insara covilleae - male katydid, big, tan - Insara elegans - female Brown Katydid - Insara elegans - male Tettigoniidae - Insara apache - 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 Phaneropterinae (Phaneropterine Katydids)
Genus Insara (Western Bush Katydids)
Explanation of Names
Insara Walker, 1869
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 17 spp. total(1)
Identification
Key to Species (Rehn & Hebard 1914)
Range
sw. US (2) to Brazil (1)
Print References
Walker, F. 1869. Catalogue of the Specimens of Dermaptera Saltatoria in the Collection of the British Museum 2: 267.
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