Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Orchelimum vulgare Harris, 1841 - Common Meadow Katydid


Taxonomy
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
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google ImagesSINA 258a.htm                                                                                  
Structural photos
Singing Behavior: Songs consist of a series of clicks followed by a buzz.
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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)

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See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields and Forblands
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 [S4S5]
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Bertie Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Pitt Co.
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1 Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan
Moore Co.
2021-10-04