Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Scudderia cuneata Morse, 1901 - Southeastern Bush Katydid

Family: Tettigoniidae Subfamily: Phaneropterinae Tribe: Scudderiini
Comments: One of seven species in this genus that occur in North America north of Mexico (Cigliano et al., 2018), six of which have been recorded in North Carolina
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google ImagesSINA 064a.htm                                                                                  
Structural photos
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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Habitats and Life History
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Adult Phenology:
See also Habitat Account for General Successional Fields
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] S3S4
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Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan
Jones Co.
Comment: Confirmed by male reproductive structures (see Structural Photos)
Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Orange Co.
Comment: Found in weedy growth under a powerline
Recorded by: E. Corey and B. Anderson
Wake Co.
Comment: Found in a powerline