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  • Spanish
    • Grillos, chapulines y parientes
    • Ortópteros
  • German
    • Heuschrecken
  • French
    • Orthoptères
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    • Gafanhotos, saltões e grilos
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    • 메뚜기목
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    • חגבאים
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    • Orthoptera
  • Italian
    • Ortotteri
  • English
    • Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids
    • Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts
    • Locusts
    • Grasshoppers, Crickets, Weta, Locusts
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 直翅目
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    • Прямокрылые
  • Belarusian
    • Прамакрылыя
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    • バッタ目
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Recent observations

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What

Auckland Tree Weta Hemideina thoracica

Observer

saras

Date

October 11, 2016

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Auckland Tree Weta Hemideina thoracica

Observer

saras

Date

October 11, 2016

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What

Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

gallo

Date

November 18, 2016 04:47 PM CST

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What

American Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca americana

Observer

jcabbott

Date

January 16, 2017 10:43 PM CST

Description

American Bird Grasshopper (Schistocerca americana)
United States: Alabama: Tuscaloosa Co.
Tulip Tree Springs off Echola Rd.; Elrod
16-Jan-2017
J.C. Abbott #2885

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sascha_schulz

Date

January 19, 2017 06:05 AM AEDT

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What

Mottled Katydid Ephippitytha trigintiduoguttata

Observer

sascha_schulz

Date

January 19, 2017 06:04 AM AEDT

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Giant Green Slantface Acrida conica

Observer

sascha_schulz

Date

January 13, 2017 02:37 PM AEDT

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sascha_schulz

Date

January 18, 2017 08:07 AM AEDT

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Observer

robvanepps

Date

July 19, 2012 10:49 PM EDT

Description

aka Southern Protean Shieldback. Found on a moth night.

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What

American Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca americana

Observer

robvanepps

Date

January 15, 2017 12:16 PM EST

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Auckland Tree Weta Hemideina thoracica

Observer

saras

Date

November 22, 2016

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Auckland Tree Weta Hemideina thoracica

Observer

saras

Date

November 22, 2016
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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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