Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

alderash

Date

June 7, 2011

Description

It was dead, in the water.

Photos / Sounds

What

Jerusalem Cricket Stenopelmatus fuscus

Observer

lugefool

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Dead and dehydrated.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

bbunny

Date

April 14, 2015 02:37 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Crickets Family Gryllidae

Observer

ruby1921

Date

April 18, 2015 08:55 PM PDT

Description

Looks like a grasshopper. Outside my house. Jumps really fast.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Variegated Grasshopper Zonocerus variegatus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Field Crickets Genus Gryllus

Observer

parker_hopkins

Date

April 18, 2015 01:52 PM MDT

Description

Right in the center of the photo, it's black and reflective

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wellington Tree Weta Hemideina crassidens

Observer

snapdecision

Date

April 18, 2015 05:14 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dead.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Field Crickets Genus Gryllus

Observer

zdufault

Date

April 18, 2015 05:59 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Superfamily Tettigonioidea

Observer

marksmith

Date

April 18, 2015 09:38 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Date

April 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 10, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 10, 2015
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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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