Orthoptera of North Carolina
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View Tettigoniidae Members: NC Records

Orchelimum superbum Rehn & Hebard, 1915 - Superb Meadow Katydid

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Family: Tettigoniidae Subfamily: Conocephalinae Tribe: Conocephalini
Comments: One of nineteen species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Cigliano et al., 2018), thirteen of which have been recorded in North Carolina
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google ImagesSINA 260a.htm                                                                                  
Distribution in North Carolina
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Adult Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Bogs and reedy swamps (Rehn and Hebard, 1915a)
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Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: W3
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR SH
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