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Species Scudderia mexicana - Mexican Bush Katydid

Katydid - Scudderia mexicana - female Katydid Nymph - Scudderia mexicana - male katydid nymph? - Scudderia mexicana cricket, katydid? - Scudderia mexicana katydid ? very colorful - Scudderia mexicana Scudderia furcata? - Scudderia mexicana Funny bug - Scudderia mexicana Tettigoniidae?   - Scudderia mexicana
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)
Genus Scudderia (Bush Katydids)
Species mexicana (Mexican Bush Katydid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scudderia mexicana (Saussure 1861)
California, Arizona, and Brewster Co., Texas, and supposedly into southwestern Oregon. Displaces S. furcata in its southwestern range, and overlaps range in California north from about Monterey County.
The only Scudderia species found in Los Angeles
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