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last updated 5.Mar.2006


The Orthoptera include such familiar insects as crickets, grasshoppers, locusts, and katydids, and count among their ranks some of the most accomplised singers among the insects.  Many orthopterans produce sound- usually for courtship- with a variety of organs on their legs and wings.  These insects tend to be large and attractive, and most species have strong hind legs for jumping. 

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Myrmecophila sp. ant cricket (Myrmecophilidae)

Ceuthophilus Camel Cricket Rhaphidophoridae

Stenopelmatus Jerusalem cricket

Orophus Katydid 

Plagiostira Katydid (Tettigoniidae)

Pygmy Grasshopper (Tetrigidae)

Mormon Cricket (Tettigoniidae)

Mormon Cricket (Tettigoniidae)


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