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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

scottking

Date

August 31, 2014 02:40 PM CDT

Description

Mottled Sand Grasshopper
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
St Francis River canoe landing
Zimmerman, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

14915410067_3e8a36dfea_s

What

coneheads and meadow katydids Subfamily Conocephalinae

Observer

scottking

Date

August 31, 2014 02:08 PM CDT

Description

Meadow Katydid
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
St Francis River canoe landing
Zimmerman, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

What

Jerusalem Crickets Family Stenopelmatidae

Observer

temminicki

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

very large individual

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dantealighieri14

Date

July 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cave weta Subfamily Macropathinae

Observer

sarahharrow

Date

December 22, 2014 09:40 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Scree Weta Deinacrida connectens

Observer

thomasjwalsh

Date

December 21, 2014

Description

A fairly large weta , body length around 6-7cm long. Was found floating in Snowflake stream, Coastal Kaikoura Mountains. It appeared to be dead but returned to life after being kept in a jar for quite a while. Several more dead ones were found on the bottom of the stream.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Camel crickets, cave crickets, and cave weta Family Rhaphidophoridae

Observer

tiwane

Date

December 21, 2014 02:11 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gallo

Date

August 31, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Lubber Grasshoppers Family Romaleidae

Observer

magazhu

Date

August 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Camel Crickets Family Rhaphidophoridae

Observer

biosam

Date

December 20, 2014 07:43 PM PST

Place

Aptos, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Female rhaphidophorid on this fungus.

Photos / Sounds

P1010195

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 11:09 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

P1010143

What

Crickets Family Gryllidae

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 10:28 AM SAST
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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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