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Species Scudderia curvicauda - Curve-tailed Bush Katydid

False Katydid? - Scudderia curvicauda - male Scudderia, sp. - Scudderia curvicauda - female Katydid in New Brunswick - Scudderia curvicauda - female female Curve-tailed Bush Katydid - Scudderia curvicauda - female Scudderia curvicauda - male Scudderia curvicauda - male Scudderia curvicauda - male Scudderia curvicauda - 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 Tettigoniidea (Katydids, Camel Crickets, and relatives)
Family Tettigoniidae (Katydids)
Subfamily Phaneropterinae (Phaneropterine Katydids)
Genus Scudderia (Bush Katydids)
Species curvicauda (Curve-tailed Bush Katydid)
Identification
Outer lobes of male supra-anal plate form a shallow V, and turn away from each other; from above, it resembles a whale's fluke (1)
Range
Eastern U.S.
Habitat
Weedy fields, thickets, forest edges, and meadows.
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.