Microcentrum rhombifolium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Superfamily: Tettigonioidea
Family: Tettigoniidae
Genus: Microcentrum

Microcentrum is a genus of katydids, commonly known as angle-wing katydids.


The following is a list of all Microcentrum species contained in the Orthoptera Species File[1].

  • Microcentrum angustatum Narrowed angle-wing katydid from South America[2] and the Caribbean[3]
  • Microcentrum bicentenarium from Southeastern Brazil[4]
  • Microcentrum californicum California angle-wing katydid
  • Microcentrum championi Champion angle-wing katydid from Panama
  • Microcentrum concisum from Panama
  • Microcentrum costaricense Costa Rican angle-wing katydid
  • Microcentrum gurupi from Eastern Brazil
  • Microcentrum incarnatum Larger angle-wing katydid from the Southeastern United States
  • Microcentrum irregulare Irregular angle-wing katydid from far-western Brazil
  • Microcentrum lanceolatum Lance angle-wing katydid from Brazil
  • Microcentrum latifrons Southwestern angle-wing katydid
  • Microcentrum linki from southern Brazil
  • Microcentrum louisianum Louisiana angle-wing katydid found in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee
  • Microcentrum lucidum Bright angle-wing katydid from northeastern Brazil
  • Microcentrum malkini from Suriname
  • Microcentrum marginatum Bordered angle-wing katydid from northeastern Brazil
  • Microcentrum micromargaritiferum Mini-pearl katydid from Brazil
  • Microcentrum minus Texas angle-wing katydid
  • Microcentrum myrtifolium Myrtle-leaf katydid from Central and South America
  • Microcentrum nauticum from Northern Brazil
  • Microcentrum navigator from Northern Brazil
  • Microcentrum nigrolineatum Black-lined angle-wing katydid from Bolivia
  • Microcentrum philammon from Central America and Colombia
  • Microcentrum punctifrons from French Guyana
  • Microcentrum retinerve lesser angle-wing katydid found in the eastern United States
  • Microcentrum rhombifolium greater angle-wing or broadwing katydid found in the United States and Mexico
  • Microcentrum securiferum from Panama
  • Microcentrum simplex from Central America
  • Microcentrum stylatum from Mexico
  • Microcentrum suave Smooth angle-wing katydid from Northwest Mexico
  • Microcentrum surinamense Surinam angle-wing katydid
  • Microcentrum syntechnoides from Central America
  • Microcentrum totonacum Totonaca katydid from Mexico
  • Microcentrum triangulatum from the Caribbean Sea
  • Microcentrum veraguae Varagua katydid from the Trinidad River, Panama
  • Microcentrum w-signatum from southeastern Brazil


  1. ^ Orthoptera Species File
  2. ^ Carnegie Museum, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Annals of the Carnegie Museum, Volume 9 Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Institute, 1915, pg.332.
  3. ^ New York Entomological Society, Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Volume 14 p. 157.
  4. ^ Piza Jr. Uma nova Parableta de Piracicaba (Phaneropteridae). Revista de Agricultura (Piracicaba). 1968. 43(3-4):103-104

External Links

Orthoptera Species File