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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pasture Spur-throat Grasshopper Melanoplus confusus

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

September 6, 2014 10:14 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca americana

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 12, 2016

Description

Did a little walk around Soldier Springs Park with @rrichter , @andyk , and @brentano . This is a great restoration project with the Weatherford NPSOT group -- the park has several really neat endemic plants. :)

Photos / Sounds

What

Wellington Tree Weta Hemideina crassidens

Observer

scottybmoore

Date

February 14, 2016

Description

Tree weta, approx 50mm long. Dark brown head, light brown/tan pronotal shield and upper legs.Ovipositor.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Camel Crickets, Cave Crickets, and Cave Weta Family Rhaphidophoridae

Observer

john_barkla

Date

February 4, 2016

Description

Found behind flaking rimu bark

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

July 10, 2015 02:26 PM MDT

Description

Nymph

Photos / Sounds

What

Orange-winged grasshopper Arphia conspersa

Observer

alison_kondler

Date

October 9, 2015 02:32 PM MDT

Description

Nymph

Photos / Sounds

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What

Weta Family Anostostomatidae

Observer

lstupers

Date

February 13, 2016 10:17 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Weta Family Anostostomatidae

Observer

lstupers

Date

February 13, 2016 10:11 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Weta Family Anostostomatidae

Observer

lstupers

Date

February 13, 2016 10:06 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Genus Weta

Observer

lstupers

Date

February 13, 2016 09:09 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Genus Weta

Observer

lstupers

Date

February 13, 2016 09:00 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Date

July 27, 2015 09:39 PM MYT

Description

Large katydid, possibly the largest orthopteran I have yet encountered in terms of sheer mass. It would sometimes hop a manageably short distance with the aid of wings, but otherwise was slow and easy to handle. I put it under a basket overnight so I could show it off to other people in the morning. It was very well-received.

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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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