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Species Tessellana tessellata - Brown-spotted Bush-cricket

Shield-backed Katydid - Tessellana tessellata - female Grasshopper or katydid? - Tessellana tessellata grasshopper? - Tessellana tessellata - female Brown-spotted Bush-cricket juvenile - Tessellana tessellata young Brown-spotted Bush-cricket  - Tessellana tessellata young Brown-spotted Bush-cricket  - Tessellana tessellata Orthopteran - Tessellana tessellata Katydid - Tessellana tessellata? - Tessellana tessellata - 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 Tettigoniinae (Shield-backed Katydids)
Genus Tessellana
Species tessellata (Brown-spotted Bush-cricket)
Other Common Names
Tessellated Shieldback
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tessellana tessellata (Charpentier 1825)
Range
Introduced from southern Europe into California, spreading into Oregon and Washington.
Habitat
Dry grass meadows
Internet References
classification (Orthoptera Species File)