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Genus Pterophylla

Katydid - Pterophylla camellifolia - male Big Green - Pterophylla camellifolia - male Common True Katydid - Pterophylla camellifolia - female Katydids are early around St. Louis in 2012 - Pterophylla camellifolia - female bright green grasshopper - Pterophylla camellifolia Found in Champaign Il.  - Pterophylla camellifolia - female Tettigoniidae (Common True Katydid), dorsal - Pterophylla camellifolia - female True Katydid - Pterophylla camellifolia - 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 Pseudophyllinae (True Katydids)
Genus Pterophylla
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pterophylla Kirby, 1825
Explanation of Names
Greek pteron 'wing' + phyllum 'leaf'(1)
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(2), 5 spp. total(3)
Range
NA(3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
3.Orthoptera Species File Online