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    • キリギリス上科
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    • Конікі сапраўдныя
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    • Laubheuschrecken
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    • Tettigonioidea
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    • Katydids

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-sided Meadow Katydid Conocephalus nigropleurum

Observer

swampy

Date

August 30, 2015

Description

Meadow Katydid - Conocephalus nigropleurum - Female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mormon Cricket Anabrus simplex

Observer

chaneltom

Date

August 29, 2015 10:20 AM MDT

Description

A female Anabrus simplex, approximately 2.75 inches long caught in a pitfall trap. The long spine at the posterior is an ovipositor that pushes into the dirt so the female may lay eggs. Although they're commonly called 'crickets' these insects are actually shieldbacked katydids.

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

d_b

Date

August 10, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scudder's Bush Katydids Genus Scudderia

Observer

lfelliott

Date

June 26, 2015 05:19 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Speckled Bush-cricket Leptophyes punctatissima

Observer

jakob

Date

July 28, 2015 11:07 AM CEST

Place

Boppard (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

carlaag

Date

August 26, 2015 11:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

August 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Oak Bush-cricket Meconema meridionale

Observer

jakob

Date

August 29, 2015 03:35 PM CEST

Place

Hinterhof (Google, OSM)

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 4, 2015 07:44 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

treichard

Date

August 28, 2015 04:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

treichard

Date

August 28, 2015 04:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Coneheads Genus Neoconocephalus

Date

August 28, 2015 06:03 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called katydids or bush-crickets. There are more than 6,400 species. Part of the suborder Ensifera, it is the only family in the superfamily Tettigonioidea. The name is derived from the genus Tettigonia, first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1748. They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are more closely related to crickets and weta than to any type of grasshopper. Many tettigoniids exhibit mimicry and camouflage, commonly...

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