Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Grasshoppers, Crickets, Weta, Locusts
    • Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts
    • locusts
    • grasshoppers
  • Scientific Names
    • Orthoptera
  • Italian
    • Ortotteri
  • Spanish
    • Grillos, chapulines y parientes
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 直翅目
    • 蝗蟲

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Recent observations

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What

grasshoppers Order Orthoptera

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

October 12, 2014

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What

Broad-tipped Conehead Neoconocephalus triops

Observer

kucycads

Date

October 25, 2014

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What

Camel Crickets Family Rhaphidophoridae

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

Inside house.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca nitens

Observer

cullen

Date

October 25, 2014 09:44 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-horned Orthoptera Suborder Ensifera

Observer

grahamarmstrong

Date

October 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Chapulines de antenas cortas Family Acrididae

Observer

outlander

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

chapulin grande de color vivo

Photos / Sounds

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What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

ericisley

Date

May 15, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cmstinson

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

Two or more flying around over and near parking lot.

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What

Jerusalem Crickets Family Stenopelmatidae

Observer

garychang

Date

October 18, 2014 02:01 PM PDT

Description

A gravely damaged stenopelmatid on a trail. Taxonomy has changed, I was thinking this was in the Gryllacrididae.

Photos / Sounds

What

wellington tree weta Hemideina crassidens

Observer

mfpaul

Date

March 13, 2014

Description

I was so excited to stumble upon this female tree weta during ecdysis (moulting). Amazing to see her just hanging there using gravity to help her emerge. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get very good photos as all I had was my phone and a headlamp.

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What

Ground weta Genus Hemiandrus

Observer

mfpaul

Date

June 12, 2014

Description

Ground weta

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-legged Meadow Katydid Orchelimum nigripes

Observer

acryptozoo

Date

October 24, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Orthoptera is an order of insects with paurometabolous or incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, cave crickets, Jerusalem crickets, katydids, weta, lubber, Acrida, and locusts. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as a "stridulation") by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. The tympanum or ear is located in the front tibia in crickets, mole crickets, and katydids, and on the first abdominal...

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