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Shield-backed Katydid - Eremopedes balli - female

Shield-backed Katydid - Eremopedes balli - Female
Mount Hopkins, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
July 26, 2013
Size: ~2cm
Found under a rock towards the top of Mount Hopkins in mixed conifer woodland habitat; don't know my AZ katydids

Moved from Eremopedes.

yes to genus
Species, I've been shying away from trying. I thought I had them figured out, but the next publication I looked at totally contradicted the first (or seemed to anyway); so, I'm still trying to sort out how to tell them apart properly.

Moved from Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids.

Same at the U of A
Nothing is ided beyond genus

Moved from ID Request.

Eremopedes sp?