Tettigonia

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Tettigonia
Tettigoniidae - Tettigonia sp..JPG
Tettigonia species
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Superfamily: Tettigonioidea
Family: Tettigoniidae
Genus: Tettigonia
Linnaeus, 1758

Tettigonia is a genus of insect described by Linnaeus in 1758, belonging to the family Tettigoniidae, subfamily Tettigoniinae. The Latin name Tettigonia derives from the Greek τεττιξ, meaning cicada.

It includes quite large insects, with a massive body, green or brownish color, with long hind legs.

The species of Tettigonia are present in Europe, in North Africa and in Asia.

This genus contains the following species:

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