Male Ensifera???
Well I believe this is of the suborder Ensifera but I’m afraid I can’t even identify it to family. It was found in the Tinajas Altas mountain range in Yuma county Arizona singing in an Ironwood at night. Any help in identification would be appreciated. Thank You
Scott Trageser

Hi Scott,
We believe that by using BugGuide, we have identified your Katydid as a Sooty Longwing, Capnobotes fulginosus. It is a Shield-backed Katydid, subfamily Tettigoniinae, native to the American Southwest.

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