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Subfamily Phaneropterinae - Phaneropterine Katydids

Katydid? - Stilpnochlora couloniana Katydid - Obolopteryx - female Oblong-winged Katydid - Amblycorypha oblongifolia - male Long-legged katydid - Scudderia Katydid - Microcentrum Katydid nymph Northern Bush Katydid - Scudderia septentrionalis - male Katydid Nymph? - Scudderia
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)
Other Common Names
False Katydids
Numbers
67 species in 14 genera north of Mexico (1)
Identification
Tympana on foretibia exposed; forewings shorter than hindwings (1)

Overview of Genera:

Amblycorypha - 15 species, eastern and central U.S.

Arethaea - 14 species, southern U.S.

Brachyinsara - 1 species, CA

Insara - 6 species, southwestern U.S.

Inscudderia - 3 species, southeastern U.S.

Leptophyes - 1 species (European), sporadically introduced in NE U.S. and Canada

Microcentrum - 6 species, most of U.S. except for far north

Montezumina - 1 species, southeastern U.S.

Obolopteryx - 7 species, southwestern U.S.

Phaneroptera - 2 species (European), introduced on the west coast, NE U.S., and southern FL

---no image--- Phrixa - 1 species, south FL

--no image--- Planipollex - 1 species, south TX

Platylyra - 1 species, CA

Scudderia - 8 species, entire U.S.

Stilpnochlora - 1 species, FL

Turpilia - 1 species, FL

Turpiliodes - 1 species, TX
Print References
Arnett, p. 160 (2)
Internet References
Singing Insects of North America: subfamily account and key to genera