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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

kathawk

Date

September 25, 2016 09:57 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Katydids and Allies Superfamily Tettigonioidea

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 25, 2016 11:06 AM HST

Description

Attracted to light.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

lepratx

Date

September 25, 2016 08:07 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Short-horned Grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

biohexx1

Date

September 25, 2016 07:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids Order Orthoptera

Observer

tkoffel

Date

September 17, 2016 04:42 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Differential Grasshopper Melanoplus differentialis

Observer

tkoffel

Date

August 30, 2016 06:57 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids Order Orthoptera

Observer

cotonpinto

Date

September 21, 2016 02:55 PM CDT

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What

True Crickets Family Gryllidae

Observer

danjohnson77077

Date

September 25, 2016 08:49 PM CDT

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What

Greater Anglewing Microcentrum rhombifolium

Observer

danjohnson77077

Date

September 25, 2016 08:42 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

lacey9

Date

September 24, 2016 03:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

quantron

Date

September 25, 2016 09:55 AM PDT

Description

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Photos / Sounds

What

Short-horned Grasshoppers and Allies Superfamily Acridoidea

Observer

alharthi

Date

September 25, 2016 05:28 PM PDT
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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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