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Infraorder Tettigoniidea - Katydids, Camel Crickets, and relatives

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 Anostostomatidae - Wetas & King Crickets
Genus Cnemotettix - Silk-spinning Crickets
Species caudulus - Cnemotettix caudulus
Species bifasciatus - Cnemotettix bifasciatus
Family Gryllacrididae - Raspy Crickets
Genus Camptonotus
Species carolinensis - Carolina Leaf-roller Cricket
Family Prophalangopsidae - Hump-winged Crickets
Genus Cyphoderris
Species buckelli - Buckell’s grig
Species monstrosa - Great Grig
Species strepitans - Sagebrush Grig
Family Rhaphidophoridae - Camel Crickets
Subfamily Aemodogryllinae
Genus Diestrammena
Species japanica - Japanese Camel Cricket
Species asynamora - Greenhouse Camel Cricket
Subfamily Ceuthophilinae
Genus Ammobaenetes - Sand-treader Crickets
Species arenicolus - White Sand-treader Cricket
Species lariversi - Nevada Sand-treader Cricket
Species phrixocnemoides - Mesilla Sand-treader Cricket
Genus Ceuthophilus
Species agassizii - Ceuthophilus agassizii
Species alpinus - Ceuthophilus alpinus
Species arizonensis - Arizona Camel Cricket
Species brevipes - Boreal Camel Cricket
Species californianus - California Camel Cricket
Species caudelli - Ceuthophilus caudelli
Species chiricahuae - Chiricahua Cave Cricket
Species conicaudus - Ceuthophilus conicaudus
Species divergens - Ceuthophilus divergens
Species fossor - Ceuthophilus fossor
Species fusiformis - Fusiform Camel Cricket
Species guttulosus - Ceuthophilus guttulosus
Subspecies angulosus - Ceuthophilus guttulosus angulosus
Subspecies guttulosus - Ceuthophilus guttulosus guttulosus
Subspecies nigricans - Yellow-bellied Camel Cricket
Subspecies thomasi - Ceuthophilus guttulosus thomasi
Species gracilipes - Ceuthophilus gracilipes
Species hebardi - Ceuthophilus hebardi
Species hesperus - San Diego Camel Cricket
Species inyo - Ceuthophilus inyo
Species lamellipes - Ceuthophilus lamellipes
Species latens - Black-sided Camel Cricket
Species maculatus - Ceuthophilus maculatus
Species meridionalis - Ceuthophilus meridionalis
Species mississippi - Mississippi Camel Cricket
Species nodulosus - Ceuthophilus nodulosus
Species pallidipes - Ceuthophilus pallidipes
Species paucispinosus - Huachuca Camel Cricket
Species pallidus - Plains Camel Cricket
Species secretus - Texas Cave Cricket
Species seclusus - Secluded Camel Cricket
Species stygius - Kentucky Cave Cricket
Species uhleri - Ceuthophilus uhleri
Species utahensis - Utah Camel Cricket
Species variegatus - Ceuthophilus variegatus
Species williamsoni - Ozark Cave Cricket
Species yavapai - Yavapai Camel Cricket
Genus Daihinia
Species brevipes - Great Plains Camel Cricket
Genus Daihinibaenetes - Sand-treader Crickets
Species giganteus - Giant Sand-treader Cricket
Species arizonensis - Painted Desert Sand-treader Cricket
Species tanneri - Utah Sand-treader Cricket
Genus Daihiniella - Sand-treader Crickets
Species bellicosa - Colorado Sand-treader Cricket
Genus Daihiniodes - Sand-treader Crickets
Species hastifera - Arizona Sand-treader Cricket
Species larvale - Stohecker's Sand-treader Cricket
Genus Macrobaenetes - Sand-treader Crickets
Species algodonensis - Algodones Sand Treader Cricket
Species kelsoensis - Kelso Dunes Giant Sand-treader Cricket
Species sierrapintae - Sierra Pinta Giant Sand-treader Cricket
Species valgum - Coachella Giant Sand-treader Cricket
Genus Phrixocnemis
Species truculentus - Truculent Camel Cricket
Genus Pristoceuthophilus
Species arizonae - Pristoceuthophilus arizonae
Species celatus - Pristoceuthophilus celatus
Species cercalis - Pristoceuthophilus cercalis
Genus Rhachocnemis - Sand-treader Crickets
Species validus - Coast Sand-treader Cricket
Genus Styracosceles
Species neomexicanus - Styracosceles neomexicanus
Genus Udeopsylla
Species robusta - Robust Camel Cricket
Genus Utabaenetes - Sand-treader Crickets
Species tanneri - San Rafael Sand-treader Cricket
Subfamily Dolichopodainae
Genus Euhadenoecus
Species insolitus - McCluney Cave Cricket
Species adelphus - Adelphos Camel Cricket
Species puteanus - Puteanus Camel Cricket
Species fragilis - Tawney's Cave Cricket
Genus Hadenoecus
Species barri - Barr's Cave Cricket
Species cumberlandicus - Cumberland Cave Cricket
Species jonesi - Limrock Blowing Cave Cricket
Species opilionides - Tennessee Cave Cricket
Species subterraneus - Common Cave Cricket
Subfamily Gammarotettiginae
Genus Gammarotettix
Species aesculus - Gammarotettix aesculus
Species bilobatus - Gammarotettix bilobatus
Species genitalis - Gammarotettix genitalis
Subfamily Tropidischiinae
Genus Tropidischia
Species xanthostoma - Square-legged Camel Cricket
Family Stenopelmatidae - Jerusalem Crickets
Genus Ammopelmatus - Jerusalem Cricket
Species kelsoensis - Kelso Dunes Jerusalem Cricket
Species mescaleroensis - Mescalero Jerusalem Cricket
Species monahanensis - Ammopelmatus monahanensis
Species muwu - Point Conception Jerusalem Cricket
Species nigrocapitatus - Black-headed Jerusalem Cricket
Species pictus - Ammopelmatus pictus
No Taxon Mahogany Jerusalem Cricket
No Taxon unnamed dark Jerusalem Cricket - se. Arizona
Family Tettigoniidae - Katydids
Subfamily Conocephalinae - Coneheads and Meadow Katydids
Tribe Conocephalini - Meadow Katydids
Genus Conocephalus - Lesser Meadow Katydids
Species aigialus - Seashore Meadow Katydid
Species attenuatus - Long-tailed Meadow Katydid
Species brevipennis - Short-winged Meadow Katydid
Species cinereus - Caribbean Meadow Katydid
Species fasciatus - Slender Meadow Katydid
Subspecies fasciatus - Conocephalus fasciatus fasciatus
Subspecies vicinus - Conocephalus fasciatus vicinus
Species gracillimus - Graceful Meadow Katydid
Species hygrophilus - Gulf Meadow Katydid
Species nemoralis - Woodland Meadow Katydid
Species nigropleurum - Black-sided Meadow Katydid
Species occidentalis - Pacific Meadow Katydid
Species resacensis - Brownsville Meadow Katydid
Species saltans - Prairie Meadow Katydid
Species spartinae - Saltmarsh Meadow Katydid
Species spinosus - San Diego Meadow Katydid
Species stictomerus - Spot-legged Meadow Katydid
Species strictus - Straight-lanced Meadow Katydid
Genus Odontoxiphidium
Species apterum - Wingless Meadow Katydid
Genus Orchelimum - Greater Meadow Katydids
Species agile - Agile Meadow Katydid
Species bullatum - Texas Meadow Katydid
Species campestre - Dusky-faced Meadow Katydid
Species concinnum - Stripe-faced Meadow Katydid
Species delicatum - Delicate Meadow Katydid
Species erythrocephalum - Red-headed Meadow Katydid
Species fidicinium - Seaside Meadow Katydid
Species gladiator - Gladiator Meadow Katydid
Species militare - Military Meadow Katydid
Species minor - Lesser Pine Katydid
Species nigripes - Black-legged Meadow Katydid
Species pulchellum - Handsome Meadow Katydid
Species silvaticum - Long-spurred Meadow Katydid
Species superbum - Superb Meadow Katydid
Species unispina - Arizona Meadow Katydid
Species vulgare - Common Meadow Katydid
Tribe Copiphorini - Coneheads
Genus Belocephalus - Short-winged Coneheads
Species davisi - Davis’s Conehead
Species sabalis - Palmetto Conehead
Species subapterus - half-winged conehead
Genus Bucrates
Species weissmani - Weissman's Conehead
Species malivolans - Cattail Conehead
Genus Neoconocephalus - Common Coneheads
Species bivocatus - False Robust Conehead
Species caudellianus - Caudell's Conehead
Species ensiger - Sword-bearing Conehead
Species exiliscanorus - Slightly Musical Conehead
Species melanorhinus - Black-nosed Conehead
Species nebrascensis - Nebraska Conehead
Species palustris - Marsh Conehead
Species retusus - Round-tipped Conehead
Species robustus - Robust Conehead
Species triops - Broad-tipped Conehead
Species velox - Swift Conehead
Genus Pyrgocorypha
Species uncinata - Hook-faced Conehead
Subfamily Listroscelidinae - Spiny Predatory Katydids
Genus Neobarrettia
Species spinosa - Greater Arid-land Katydid
Species victoriae - Lesser Arid-land Katydid
Genus Phlugis - Alien Raptorial Katydid
Subfamily Meconematinae - Quiet-calling Katydids
Genus Meconema
Species meridionale - Southern Oak Bush-Cricket
Species thalassinum - Drumming Katydid
Subfamily Phaneropterinae - Phaneropterine Katydids
Genus Amblycorypha - Round-headed Katydids
Species alexanderi - Clicker Round-winged Katydid
Species arenicola - Sandhill Virtuoso Katydid
Species carinata - Carinate Katydid
Species bartrami - Bartram's Round-winged Katydid
Species floridana - Florida Oblong-winged Katydid
Species huasteca - Texas Oblong-winged Katydid
Species insolita - Big Bend Oblong-winged Katydid
Species longinicta - Common Virtuoso Katydid
Species oblongifolia - Oblong-winged Katydid
Species parvipennis - Western Round-winged Katydid
Species rotundifolia - Rattler Round-winged Katydid
Species cajuni - Cajun Virtuoso Katydid
Species uhleri - Uhler's Virtuoso Katydid
Genus Arethaea - Thread-legged Katydids
Species ambulator - Hill Country Thread-leg Katydid
Species arachnopyga - Big Bend Thread-leg Katydid
Species brevicauda - California Thread-leg Katydid
Species carita - Carita Thread-leg Katydid
Species coyotero - Mojave Thread-leg Katydid
Species constricta - Prairie Thread-leg Katydid
Species gracilipes - Thin-footed Thread-leg Katydid
Species grallator - Stilt-walker Katydid
Species mescalero - Mescalero Thread-leg Katydid
Species phantasma - Rio Grande Thread-leg Katydid
Species phalangium - Eastern Thread-leg Katydid
Species polingi - Poling Thread-leg Katydid
Species sellata - Sellate Thread-leg Katydid
Species semialata - Chihuahuan Thread-leg Katydid
Genus Brachyinsara
Species hemiptera - Least Katydid
Genus Insara - Western Bush Katydids
Species apache - Apache Bush Katydid
Species covilleae - Creosote Bush Katydid
Species elegans - Elegant Bush Katydid
Species gemmicula - Gemmate Bush Katydid
Species juniperi - Juniper Bush Katydid
Species tessellata - Tessellate Bush Katydid
Genus Inscudderia - Cypress Katydids
Species strigata - Guinea-cypress Katydid
Species taxodii - Western cypress Katydid
Species walkeri - Eastern cypress Katydid
Genus Leptophyes
Species punctatissima - Speckled Bush-Cricket
Genus Microcentrum - Angle-wing Katydids
Species californicum - California Angle-winged Katydid
Species latifrons - Southwestern Angle-wing Katydid
Species minus - Microcentrum minus
Species retinerve - Lesser Angle-winged Katydid
Species rhombifolium - Greater Angle-wing Katydid
No Taxon eggs
Genus Montezumina
Species modesta - Modest Katydid
Genus Obolopteryx - Short-wing Katydids
Species brevihastata - Common Short-wing Katydid
Species castanea - Chestnut Short-wing Katydid
Species catinata - Spoon-tailed Short-wing Katydid
Species emarginata - Spoon-tail Short-wing Katydid
Species gladiator - Gladiator Short-winged Katydid
Species oreoeca - Mountain-dwelling short-winged katydid
Genus Phaneroptera
Species nr-nana - Phaneroptera nr-nana
Species nana - Mediterranean Katydid
Genus Planipollex
Species pollicifer - Planipollex pollicifer
Genus Platylyra
Species californica - Chaparral Katydid
Genus Scudderia - Bush Katydids
Species cuneata - Southeastern Bush Katydid
Species curvicauda - Curve-tailed Bush Katydid
Species fasciata - Treetop Bush Katydid
Species furcata - Fork-tailed Bush Katydid
Species mexicana - Mexican Bush Katydid
Species pistillata - Broad-winged Bush Katydid
Species septentrionalis - Northern Bush Katydid
Species texensis - Texas Bush Katydid
No Taxon Nymphs
Genus Stilpnochlora
Species couloniana - Giant Katydid
Genus Turpilia
Species rostrata - Narrow-Beaked Katydid
Genus Turpiliodes
Species mexicanum - Texas turp
Subfamily Pseudophyllinae - True Katydids
Genus Lea
Species floridensis - Florida True Katydid
Genus Paracyrtophyllus - Western True Katydids
Species robustus - Red Katydid
Species excelsus - Chisos Katydid
Genus Pterophylla
Species camellifolia - Common True Katydid
Subfamily Tettigoniinae - Shield-backed Katydids
Genus Acrodectes
Species philopagus - Alpine Shieldback
Genus Aglaothorax - Ovate Shieldback
Species diminutiva - Diminutive Shieldback
Species gurneyi - Gurney's Shieldback
Species longipennis - Malibu Shieldback
Species morsei - Morse's Shieldback
Species ovata - Ovate Shieldback
Genus Anabrus
Species cerciata - Big-tooth Anabrus
Species longipes - Long-legged Anabrus
Species simplex - Mormon Cricket
Genus Apote
Species notabilis - Notable Apote
Species robusta - Robust Apote
Genus Ateloplus
Species coconino - Ateloplus coconino
Species hesperus - Western Shieldback
Species minor - Lesser Shieldback
Species luteus - Yellow Shieldback
Species schwarzi - Schwarz's Shieldback
Species splendidus - Ateloplus splendidus
Genus Atlanticus - Eastern Shieldbacks
Species americanus - American Shieldback
Species davisi - Davis's Shieldback
Species gibbosus - Robust Shieldback
Species glaber - Smooth Shieldback
Species monticola - Least Shieldback
Species pachymerus - Southern Protean Shieldback
Species testaceus - Protean Shieldback
Genus Capnobotes
Species arizonensis - Arizona Longwing
Species attenuatus - Slender Longwing
Species bruneri - Bruner Longwing
Species fuliginosus - Sooty Longwing
Species granti - Grant Longwing
Species occidentalis - Western Longwing
Species spatulatus - Spatulate Longwing
Species unodontus - One-tooth Longwing
Genus Clinopleura
Species minuta - Minute shieldback
Species melanopleura - Black-sided shieldback
Genus Cyrtophyllicus
Species chlorum - Chaparral Shield-back
Genus Decticita
Species balli - Ball's Little Shieldback
Species brevicauda - Short-winged Shieldback
Species yosemite - Yosemite Shieldback
Genus Eremopedes
Species balli - Ball’s Shieldback
Species bilineatus - Two-lined Shieldback
Species covilleae - Eremopedes covilleae
Species ephippiatus - Eremopedes ephippiatus
Species kelsoensis - Kelso Shieldback
Species scudderi - Eremopedes scudderi
Genus Hubbellia
Species marginifera - Pine Katydid
Genus Idionotus
Species tehachapi - Tehachapi Shielback
Species siskiyou - Siskiyou Shieldback
Genus Idiostatus
Species aberrans - Aberrant Shieldback
Species aequalis - Uniform Shieldback
Species apollo - Apollo Shieldback
Species bechteli - Bechtel's Shieldback
Species birchimi - Birchim's Shieldback
Species californicus - Pictet's Shieldback
Species fuscus - Dark Shieldback
Species gurneyi - Gurney's Shieldback
Species inermis - Unarmed Shieldback
Species hermannii - Herman’s shieldback
Species inyo - Inyo Shieldback
Species variegatus - Variegated Shield-back
Species wymorei - Wymore's Shieldback
Genus Metrioptera
Species sphagnorum - Bog Katydid
Species roeselii - Roesel’s Katydid
Genus Neduba
Species castanea - Chestnut Shieldback
Species convexa - Neduba convexa
Species diabolica - Neduba diabolica
Species macneilli - MacNeill’s shieldback
Species propsti - Catalina Shield-back Cricket
Species sierranus - Sierra Shieldback
Species steindachneri - Steindachner’s shieldback
Genus Pediodectes
Species bruneri - Bruner Shieldback
Species daedalus - Daedalus Shieldback
Species grandis - Grand Shieldback
Species haldemanii - Haldeman's Shieldback
Species nigromarginatus - Black-margined Shieldback
Species stevensonii - Stevenson's Shieldback
Species tinkhami - Tinkham's Shieldback
Genus Peranabrus
Species scabricollis - Coulee Cricket
Genus Phymonotus
Species jacintotopos - San Jacinto Shieldback
Genus Plagiostira
Species albonotata - White-marked Shieldback
Species gillettei - Gillette’s Shieldback
Subspecies gillettei - Plagiostira gillettei gillettei
Subspecies utahensis - Plagiostira gillettei utahensis
Species mescaleroensis - Mescalero Shieldback
Genus Platyoplus
Species gilaensis - Gila shieldback
Genus Steiroxys
Species pallidipalpus - Steiroxys pallidipennis
Species strepens - Noisy Shieldback
Species trilineatus - Three-lined Shieldback
Genus Tessellana
Species tessellata - Brown-spotted Bush-cricket