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Genus Neduba

Keeled Shield-back Katydid - Neduba - female Weird Katydid - Neduba - female Ornate Shield-backed Katydid - Neduba - male Shield-backed Katydid ovipositing - Neduba - female Shield-backed Katydid ovipositing - Neduba - female Shieldbacked Katydid? - Neduba N. convexa - Neduba convexa Chestnut Shieldback - Neduba castanea - 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 Tettigoniinae (Shield-backed Katydids)
Genus Neduba
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Walker, 1869.
21 spp., all in our area(1)
See (1)
montane w. NA (BC-CA-NV). Many species can be IDed by range(1)
Woodlands, meadows, deserts
Foliage of trees, shrubs.
Life Cycle
Eggs laid in late summer, cemented to plant stems, these overwinter; one generation per year(2)
The Antioch Dunes Shieldback Katydid, N. extincta, was restricted to a particular area of dunes in n. CA. The species was recognized only after it had become extinct
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