This animal was tiny, about 1/2 inch total length
8mm length. Seen at our spring.2493 ft. elevation. (blue oak/sagebrush habitat). at BugGuide
Tetrigidae is a family in the order Orthoptera, that also includes similar families such as crickets, grasshoppers, and katydids (US) or bushcrickets (UK). Species within the Tetrigidae are variously called grouse locusts, pygmy locusts, groundhoppers or pygmy grasshoppers.