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Genus Pterophylla

Katydid Nymph - Pterophylla camellifolia Common True Katydid - Pterophylla camellifolia - male Pterophylla camellifolia - male Pterophylla camellifolia - Common True Katydid? - Pterophylla camellifolia - male true katydid? - Pterophylla camellifolia - female Pterophylla camellifolia nymph? - Pterophylla camellifolia - male Katydid? - Pterophylla camellifolia - female Common True Katydid - Body Lateral - Pterophylla camellifolia - male
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)
2 spp. in our area(2), 5 spp. total(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