Amblycorypha oblongifolia

Amblycorypha oblongifolia

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The Oblong-Winged katydid (Amblycorypha oblongifolia) is a species of katydid, or bush-cricket, of the family Tettigoniidae
Tettigoniidae
The family Tettigoniidae, known in American English as katydids and in British English as bush-crickets, contains more than 6,400 species. It is part of the suborder Ensifera and the only family in the superfamily Tettigonioidea. They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are...

 (long-horned grasshoppers).

Appearance


The color of the Oblong-Winged katydid is either green, tan, pink, or a dark tan or orange. Green is the most common amongst this species of katydid. Pink and tan are rare, but dark tan or orange is very rare. The origin of the unusual color stem from genetics, not from gender, age, or
environment. The color is apparent from birth, and throughout their life.




Distribution


The Oblong-Winged katydid is common throughout the northeast of North America
North America
North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas...

, but also can be found to the midwest.