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Conocephalinae - meadow katydids Phaneropterinae - false katydids
Copiphorinae - coneheaded katydids Pseudophyllinae - true katydids 
Prophalangopsidae - hump-winged grigs Saginae - stick katydids 
Meconematinae - quiet-calling katydids Tettigoniinae - shield-backed katydids

Checklist of Katydids North of Mexico

Family Prophalangopsidae - hump-winged grigs
Cyphoderris buckelli - Buckell's grig 
Cyphoderris monstrosa - great grig 
Cyphoderris strepitans - sagebrush grig 

Family Tettigoniidae (all other katydids)
Subfamily Conocephalinae - meadow katydids
Conocephalus - lesser meadow katydids
Conocephalus aigialus - seashore meadow katydid 
Conocephalus allardi - Allard's meadow katydid 
Conocephalus attenuatus - long-tailed meadow katydid 
Conocephalus brevipennis - short-winged meadow katydid 
Conocephalus cinereus - Caribbean meadow katydid 
Conocephalus dorsalis - Eurasian meadow katydid 
Conocephalus fasciatus  - slender meadow katydid 
Conocephalus gracillimus - graceful meadow katydid 
Conocephalus hygrophilus  - Gulf meadow katydid 
Conocephalus nemoralis - woodland meadow katydid 
Conocephalus nigropleuroides - tidewater meadow katydid 
Conocephalus nigropleurum - black-sided meadow katydid 
Conocephalus occidentalis - Pacific meadow katydid 
Conocephalus resacensis - Brownsville meadow katydid 
Conocephalus saltans - prairie meadow katydid 
Conocephalus spartinae - saltmarsh meadow katydid 
Conocephalus spinosus - San Diego meadow katydid 
Conocephalus stictomerus - spotted-legged meadow katydid 
Conocephalus strictus - straight-lanced meadow katydid 
Odontoxiphidium apterum - wingless meadow katydid 
Orchelimum - greater meadow katydids
Orchelimum agile - agile meadow katydid 
Orchelimum bradleyi - Bradley's meadow katydid 
Orchelimum bullatum - Texas meadow katydid 
Orchelimum campestre - dusky-faced meadow katydid 
Orchelimum carinatum - carinate meadow katydid 
Orchelimum concinnum - stripe-faced meadow katydid 
Orchelimum delicatum - delicate meadow katydid 
Orchelimum erythrocephalum - red-headed meadow katydid 
Orchelimum fidicinium - seaside meadow katydid 
Orchelimum gladiator - gladiator meadow katydid 
Orchelimum militare - military meadow katydid 
Orchelimum minor - lesser pine katydid 
Orchelimum nigripes - black-legged meadow katydid 
Orchelimum pulchellum - handsome meadow katydid 
Orchelimum silvaticum - long-spurred meadow katydid 
Orchelimum superbum - superb meadow katydid 
Orchelimum unispina - Arizona meadow katydid 
Orchelimum volantum - nimble meadow katydid 
Orchelimum vulgare - common meadow katydid 

Subfamily Copiphorinae - coneheaded katydids
Belocephalus - short-winged coneheads
Belocephalus davisi  - Davis's conehead 
Belocephalus micanopy - Pine Key conehead 
Belocephalus sabalis - palmetto conehead 
Belocephalus sleighti - Keys conehead 
Belocephalus subapterus - half-winged conehead 
Bucrates malivolans - cattail conehead 
Bucrates weissmani - Weissman's conehead 
Neoconocephalus - common coneheads
Neoconocephalus affinis - rattler conehead 
Neoconocephalus bivocatus - false robust conehead 
Neoconocephalus caudellianus - Caudell's conehead 
Neoconocephalus ensiger - sword-bearing conehead 
Neoconocephalus exiliscanorus - slightly musical conehead 
Neoconocephalus lyristes - slender conehead 
Neoconocephalus maxillosus - Caribbean conehead 
Neoconocephalus melanorhinus - black-nosed conehead 
Neoconocephalus nebrascensis - Nebraska conehead 
Neoconocephalus pahayokee - Everglades conehead 
Neoconocephalus palustris - marsh conehead 
Neoconocephalus retusus - round-tipped conehead 
Neoconocephalus robustus - robust conehead 
Neoconocephalus triops - broad-tipped conehead 
Neoconocephalus velox - swift conehead 
Pyrgocorypha uncinata - hook-faced conehead 

Subfamily Phaneropterinae - false katydids
Amblycorypha - round-headed katydids
Amblycorypha alexanderi - clicker round-winged katydid 
Amblycorypha arenicola - sandhill virtuoso katydid 
Amblycorypha bartrami - Bartram's round-winged katydid 
Amblycorypha nr. bartrami - near Bartram's round-winged katydid 
Amblycorypha cajuni - Cajun virtuoso katydid 
Amblycorypha carinata - carinate katydid 
Amblycorypha floridana - Florida false katydid 
Amblycorypha huasteca - Texas false katydid 
Amblycorypha insolita - Big Bend false katydid 
Amblycorypha longinicta - common virtuoso katydid 
Amblycorypha oblongifolia - oblong-winged katydid 
Amblycorypha parvipennis - western round-winged katydid 
Amblycorypha rivograndis - Rio Grande virtuoso katydid 
Amblycorypha rotundifolia - rattler round-winged katydid 
Amblycorypha uhleri - Uhler's virtuoso katydid 
Arethaea - thread-legged katydids
Arethaea ambulator - walking thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea arachnopyga - spider-tail thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea brevicauda - short-tail thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea carita - carita thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea constricta - constricted thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea coyotero - coyotero thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea gracilipes - thin-footed thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea grallator - stilt-walker katydid 
Arethaea mescalero - Mescalero thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea phalangium - eastern thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea phantasma - Rio Grande thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea polingi - Poling's thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea sellata - sellate thread-legged katydid 
Arethaea semialata - semi-alate thread-legged katydid 
Brachyinsara hemiptera - least katydid 
Dichopetala - short-winged katydids
Dichopetala brevihastata - common short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala castanea - chestnut short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala catinata - spoon-tailed short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala emarginata - emarginate short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala gladiator - gladiator short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala oreoeca - mountain-dwelling short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala pollicifera - thumb-bearing short-winged katydid 
Dichopetala seeversi - Seever's short-winged katydid 
Insara - western bush katydids
Insara apache - Apache bush katydid 
Insara covilleae - creosote bush katydid 
Insara elegans - elegant bush katydid 
Insara gemmicula - gemmate bush katydid 
Insara juniperi - juniper bush katydid 
Insara tessellata - tessellate bush katydid 
Inscudderia - cypress katydids
Inscudderia strigata - guinea-cypress katydid 
Inscudderia taxodii - western cypress katydid 
Inscudderia walkeri - eastern cypress katydid 
Microcentrum - angle-wing katydids
Microcentrum californicum - California angle-wing 
Microcentrum latifrons - southwestern angle-wing 
Microcentrum louisianum - Louisiana angle-wing 
Microcentrum minus - Texas angle-wing 
Microcentrum retinerve - lesser angle-wing 
Microcentrum rhombifolium - greater angle-wing 
Montezumina modesta - modest katydid 
Phaneroptera nana - Mediterranean katydid 
Phrixa maya - Yucatan katydid 
Platylyra californica - chaparral false katydid 
Scudderia - Scudder's bush katydids
Scudderia cuneata - southeastern bush katydid 
Scudderia curvicauda - curve-tailed bush katydid 
Scudderia fasciata - treetop bush katydid 
Scudderia furcata - fork-tailed bush katydid 
Scudderia mexicana - Mexican bush katydid 
Scudderia pistillata - broad-winged bush katydid 
Scudderia septentrionalis - northern bush katydid 
Scudderia texensis - Texas bush katydid 
Stilpnochlora couloniana - giant katydid 
Turpilia rostrata - narrow-beaked katydid 

Subfamily Pseudophyllinae - true katydids 
Lea floridensis - Florida true katydid 
Paracyrtophyllus - western true katydids
Paracyrtophyllus excelsus - Chisos katydid 
Paracyrtophyllus robustus - truncated true katydid 
Pterophylla camellifolia - common true katydid 

Subfamily Tettigoniinae - shield-backed katydids 
Acrodectes philopagus - alpine shieldback 
Aglaothorax diminutiva - diminutive shieldback 
Aglaothorax gurneyi - Gurney's shieldback 
Aglaothorax longipennis - Malibu shieldback 
Aglaothorax morsei - Morse's shieldback 
Aglaothorax ovata - ovate shieldback 
Anabrus cerciata - big-tooth anabrus 
Anabrus longipes - long-legged anabrus 
Anabrus simplex - Mormon cricket 
Anabrus spokan - Spokan anabrus 
Apote notabilis - notable apote 
Apote robusta - robust apote 
Ateloplus coconino - Coconino shieldback 
Ateloplus hesperus - western shieldback 
Ateloplus joaquin - Joaquin shieldback 
Ateloplus luteus - yellow shieldback 
Ateloplus minor - lesser shieldback 
Ateloplus notatus - noted shieldback 
Ateloplus schwarzi - Schwarz’s shieldback 
Ateloplus splendidus - splendid shieldback 
Atlanticus - eastern shieldbacks
Atlanticus americanus - American shieldback 
Atlanticus calcaratus - long-spurred shieldback 
Atlanticus dorsalis - gray shieldback 
Atlanticus gibbosus - robust shieldback 
Atlanticus glaber - smooth shieldback 
Atlanticus monticola - least shieldback 
Atlanticus testaceus - protean shieldback 
Capnobotes arizonensis - Arizona longwing 
Capnobotes attenuatus - slender longwing 
Capnobotes bruneri - Bruner's longwing 
Capnobotes fuliginosus - sooty longwing 
Capnobotes granti - Grant's longwing 
Capnobotes occidentalis - western longwing 
Capnobotes spatulatus - spatulate longwing 
Capnobotes unodontus - one-tooth longwing 
Clinopleura flavomarginata - yellow-margined shieldback 
Clinopleura infuscata - dusky shieldback 
Clinopleura melanopleura - black-sided shieldback 
Clinopleura minuta - minute shieldback 
Cyrtophyllicus chlorum - chaparral shieldback 
Decticita balli - Ball’s little shieldback
Decticita brevicauda - short-tailed shieldback 
Decticita yosemite - Yosemite shieldback 
Eremopedes balli - Ball’s shieldback 
Eremopedes bilineatus - two-lined shieldback 
Eremopedes californica - California shieldback 
Eremopedes covilleae - creosote shieldback 
Eremopedes cryptoptera - cryptic-winged shieldback 
Eremopedes cylindricerca - Flagstaff shieldback 
Eremopedes ephippiata - saddled shieldback
Eremopedes kelsoensis - Kelso shieldback 
Eremopedes pintiati - Pintiati shieldback 
Eremopedes scudderi - Scudder’s shieldback 
Hubbellia marginifera - pine katydid
Idionotus brunneus - brown shieldback 
Idionotus incurvus - incurved shieldback 
Idionotus lundgreni - Lundgren’s shieldback 
Idionotus similis - similar shieldback 
Idionotus siskiyou - Siskiyou shieldback 
Idionotus tehachapi - Tehachapi shieldback 
Idionotus tuolumne - Tuolumne shieldback 
Idiostatus aberrans - aberrant shieldback 
Idiostatus aequalis - uniform shieldback 
Idiostatus apollo - Apollo shieldback 
Idiostatus bechteli - Bechtel’s shieldback 
Idiostatus birchimi - Birchim’s shieldback 
Idiostatus californicus - Pictet's’s shieldback 
Idiostatus callimerus - pretty-thigh shieldback 
Idiostatus chewaucan - Chewaucan shieldback 
Idiostatus elegans - elegant shieldback 
Idiostatus fuscopunctatus - black-dotted shieldback 
Idiostatus fuscus - dark shieldback 
Idiostatus goedeni - Goeden’s shieldback 
Idiostatus gurneyi - Gurney’s shieldback 
Idiostatus hermanii - Herman’s shieldback 
Idiostatus inermis - unarmed shieldback 
Idiostatus inermoides - Humboldt shieldback 
Idiostatus inyo - Inyo shieldback 
Idiostatus kathleenae - Kathleen’s shieldback 
Idiostatus magnificus - magnificent shieldback 
Idiostatus major - greater shieldback 
Idiostatus martinellii - Martinell’s shieldback 
Idiostatus middlekauffi - Middlekauff’s shieldback 
Idiostatus rehni - Rehn’s shieldback 
Idiostatus variegatus - variegated shieldback 
Idiostatus viridis - green shieldback 
Idiostatus wymorei - Wymore’s shieldback
Inyodectes pallidus - pallid shieldback 
Inyodectes santarosae - Santa Rosa shieldback
Metrioptera
Metrioptera roeselii - Roesel's katydid 
Metrioptera sphagnorum - bog katydid 
Neduba carinata - keeled shieldback 
Neduba castanea - chestnut shieldback 
Neduba convexa - convex shieldback
Neduba diabolica - diabolic shieldback 
Neduba extincta - extinct shieldback 
Neduba macneilli - MacNeill’s shieldback 
Neduba propsti - Propst’s shieldback 
Neduba sierranus - Sierra shieldback 
Neduba steindachneri - Steindachner’s shieldback 
Neobarrettia - arid-land katydids
Neobarrettia spinosa - greater arid-land katydid 
Neobarrettia victoriae - lesser arid-land katydid 
Pediodectes
Pediodectes bruneri - Bruner's shieldback 
Pediodectes daedalus - Daedalus shieldback 
Pediodectes grandis - grand shieldback 
Pediodectes haldemani - Haldeman's shieldback 
Pediodectes mitchelli - Mitchell's shieldback 
Pediodectes nigromarginatus - black-margined shieldback 
Pediodectes pratti - Pratt's shieldback 
Pediodectes stevensonii - Stevenson's shieldback 
Pediodectes tinkhami - Tinkham's shieldback 
Peranabrus scabricollis - coulee cricket 
Phymonotus jacintotopos - San Jacinto shieldback 
Plagiostira albonotata - white-marked shieldback 
Plagiostira gillettei - Gillette’s shieldback 
Plagiostira mescaleroensis - Mescalero shieldback 
Platyoplus gilaensis - Gila shieldback 
Steiroxys borealis - boreal shieldback 
Steiroxys pallidipalpus - pale-palped shieldback 
Steiroxys strepens - noisy shieldback 
Steiroxys trilineatus - three-lined shieldback 
Tessellana tessellata - tessellated shieldback
Zacycloptera atripennis - black-winged shieldback

Subfamily Meconematinae - quiet-calling katydids
Meconema thalassinum - drumming katydid 

Subfamily Saginae - stick katydids 
Saga pedo - matriarchal katydid