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    • Orthoptera
  • English
    • Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts
    • locusts
    • grasshoppers
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    • Ortotteri
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Recent observations

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What

Grasshoppers Suborder Caelifera

Observer

royaltyler

Date

September 21, 2014 08:06 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 04:50 PM PDT

Description

High Mountain Grasshopper (Suborder Caelifera - Grasshoppers) on Anemone occidentalis Western pasqueflower.

From a note in Bugguide:
"Typical candidates for high elevation grasshoppers in the Pacific Northwest include Trimerotropis and Circotettix."
bugguide.net/node/view/340504/bgimage

I think this is in the Subfamily Oedipodinae - Band-winged Grasshoppers.

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1755 meters (5760 feet)

Between Meadowatch Plot 6 and Plot 7

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

127z

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree Crickets Subfamily Oecanthinae

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

September 20, 2014 05:18 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

acridid grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

connlindajo

Date

September 17, 2014 01:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Meadow Katydid Orchelimum vulgare

Observer

james5

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

james5

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

field crickets Subfamily Gryllinae

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

September 20, 2014 06:03 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

acridid grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

connlindajo

Date

September 17, 2014 01:00 PM CDT

Description

On Sorghum halepense (Poaceae), Johnson grass (Texas invasive plant)

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Superfamily Tettigonioidea

Observer

zooga1961

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

backyard near a hummingbird feeder

Photos / Sounds

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What

Short-horned Grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

james5

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Short-horned Grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

james5

Date

September 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Seaside Grasshopper Trimerotropis maritima

Observer

james5

Date

September 14, 2014
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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...

No range data available.