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Species Ceuthophilus seclusus - Secluded Camel Cricket

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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 Rhaphidophoridae (Camel Crickets)
Subfamily Ceuthophilinae
Genus Ceuthophilus
Species seclusus (Secluded Camel Cricket)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Original combination: Ceuthophilus seclusus Scudder, 1894
Identification
Males with distinctively flanged 9th tergite and sculptured pronotum. However, the pronotum is unsculptured on males occurring on the distributional periphery.
Range
Restricted to Ozarks and surrounding areas.
Habitat
Open, arid habitats.