Catalina Island Ecology: Animal Species

Photo: Carlos de la Rosa
Common Name: Catalina Shieldback Katydid
Scientific Name: Neduba propsti
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Tettigoniidae
Genus: Neduba
Species: propsti

Rare or Endemic:Yes

This rare katydid became extinct on the mainland when its coastal habitate was lost to development. It was named after former Conservancy President and CEO Doug Propst.