Protean Shieldback Atlanticus testaceus (S.H. Scudder) J.A.G. Rehn & Hebard, 1916    Synonyms: Engoniaspis testacea, Short-legged Shield-bearer.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Orthoptera   >   Family Tettigoniidae   >   Genus Atlanticus   

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"Predator and scavenger of other insects, but will also feed on live vegetation" (BugGuide).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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A male Protean Shieldback in Howard Co., Maryland (8/22/2011). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Protean Shieldback in Charles Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

Protean Shieldback in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/21/2020). (c) romainclem, all rights reserved. Photo by romainclem via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Protean Shieldback in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/21/2020). (c) romainclem, all rights reserved. Photo by romainclem via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Protean Shieldback in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/21/2020). (c) romainclem, all rights reserved. Photo by romainclem via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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