Orthoptera of North Carolina
Scientific Name: Common Name:
Family (Alpha):
« »
View Tettigoniidae Members: NC Records

Amblycorypha oblongifolia (De Geer, 1773) - Oblong-Winged Katydid


Taxonomy
Family: Tettigoniidae Subfamily: Phaneropterinae Tribe: Amblycoryphini
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google ImagesSINA 007a.htm                                                                                  
Structural Features: Very similar to carinata but males have a stridulatory field that is much larger in area than the pronotum; in carinata, it is similar in extent (Rehn and Hebard, 1914). The ovipositor is regularly arcuate, armed with teeth along the margins; in carinata, the ovipositor is straighter and the teeth are smaller (Rehn and Hebard, 1914).
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

Click on graph to enlarge
Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Diet:
Observation Methods:
Abundance/Frequency:
Adult Phenology:
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks:
State Protection:
Comments:

Image Gallery for Amblycorypha oblongifolia - Oblong-Winged Katydid

Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan
Moore Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Simpson Eason
Durham Co.
Comment: