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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

True Crickets and Allies Superfamily Grylloidea

Observer

jfox16

Date

August 26, 2016 05:53 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spurthroat Grasshoppers Genus Melanoplus

Observer

maximilianoms

Date

August 26, 2016 11:22 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

wyoerger

Date

August 26, 2016 11:46 AM EDT

Description

About three inches long.

Photos / Sounds

What

True Crickets Family Gryllidae

Observer

treichard

Date

August 26, 2016 10:53 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Lesser Meadow Katydids Genus Conocephalus

Observer

lyndaheller

Date

August 26, 2016 09:58 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Band-winged Grasshoppers Subfamily Oedipodinae

Observer

mustardlypig

Date

August 23, 2016 09:19 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Short-horned Grasshoppers and Allies Superfamily Acridoidea

Date

September 3, 2015 01:40 PM PDT

Description

Grasshopper.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Short-horned Grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

swells

Date

August 26, 2016 09:32 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chani

Date

August 25, 2016 07:15 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Differential Grasshopper Melanoplus differentialis

Observer

tadamcochran

Date

August 25, 2016 09:49 PM CDT

Description

Shown here as lunch.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

tfandre

Date

August 12, 2016 10:00 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

tfandre

Date

August 24, 2016 01:17 PM CDT
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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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