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Genus Phyllopalpus

Orthop TS 8 05 - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - male unknown cricket - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - male What's this colorful little bug? - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - male Red-headed Bush Cricket - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - female Red-headed Bush Cricket - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - female Red-Headed Bush Cricket - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - male Tree cricket? - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - female Cricket ID Request - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Gryllidea (Crickets)
Family Gryllidae (True Crickets)
Subfamily Trigonidiinae (Winged Bush Crickets, Trigs)
Genus Phyllopalpus
Other Common Names
Leaf-mouthed Trigs
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllopalpus Uhler, 1864
Explanation of Names
Refers to the last segment of the maxillary palpi, which is leaf-shaped (1)
Numbers
One North American species, Phyllopalpus pulchellus. Six species total--other species in genus are Neotropical (OSF).
Works Cited
1.Guide to Night-Singing Insects of the Northeast
Michael DiGiorgio & John Himmelman. 2009. Stackpole Books.