Grasshoppers, Crickets, & Katydids (Orthoptera)

Grasshoppers

Melanoplus bivittatus (Two-striped Grasshopper) (Paint Mine, 8/17/14 12pm)

Melanopus femurrubrumMelanopus femurrubrumMelanopus femurrubrum Melanopus femurrubrumnymph (Red-legged Grasshopper) (Lower Vine Brook, 8/30/08 1pm, 9/21/09 2pm, 9/7/13 12pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/8/12 2pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 10/11/09 11am)

(Lower Vine Brook, 8/31/14 10am)

Melanopus sp.Melanopus sp. nymph, probably M. femurrubrum (Dunback Meadow, 7/18/09 3pm, also Lower Vine Brook, 7/5/08 9am not shown)

Melanopus sp.Melanopus sp. nymph, probably M. femurrubrum (Lower Vine Brook, 8/25/09 3pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/8/12 2pm)

(Willard's Woods, 8/30/06 5pm)

Chortophaga viridifasciataChortophaga viridifasciataChortophaga viridifasciataChortophaga viridifasciata nymphs (Northern Green-striped Grasshopper) (Lower Vine Brook, 3/7/10 2pm) They are active from early March until late fall.

Dissosteira carolinaDissosteira carolina (Carolina Grasshopper) (Whipple Hill, 9/1/09 11am)

(Whipple Hill, 8/24/09 2pm) Probably same as above (but not being eaten by a praying mantis).

(Whipple Hill, 8/21/12 1pm, Lower Vine Brook, 9/13/14 3pm) Probably same as above.

female male Tettigidea lateralis (Black-sided Pygmy Grasshopper) (Lower Vine Brook, 9/14/13 2pm, 9/28/13 11am)

Tetrix arenosa? (Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper) (Lower Vine Brook, 7/12/14 1pm)

(Willard's Woods, 9/29/13 1pm)

(Willard's Woods, 9/21/13 4pm)


Crickets

male Gryllus veletis (Spring Field Cricket) (Lower Vine Brook, 7/5/08 9am)

(Lower Vine Brook, 10/11/09 12pm)

female male Eunemobius carolinus (Carolina Ground Cricket) (Lower Vine Brook, 10/6/12 1pm)

Ceuthophilus sp.Ceuthophilus sp. (Camel cricket) (Lexington, 7/3/07 11pm)

female immature Allonemobius fasciatus? (Striped Ground Cricket) (Lower Vine Brook, 10/11/09 12pm, Willard's Woods, 7/13/13 2pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/20/14 1pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 9/7/13 12pm)

Neoxabea bipunctataNeoxabea bipunctata (Two-spotted tree cricket) (Lexington, 8/30/05 4pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/24/11 11pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/10/10 12am)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/27/10 11pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/28/10 11pm, 8/10/12 12am)

(Willard's Woods, 7/27/2019 4pm)

(Lexington, 7/22/06 12am)

(Willard's Woods, 7/13/13 2pm)

Phyllopalpus pulchellusPhyllopalpus pulchellusPhyllopalpus pulchellus (Handsome Trig) (Lower Vine Brook, 9/7/13 12pm, 9/14/13 2pm)

Oecanthus fultoni or quadripunctatusmale Oecanthus fultoni or quadripunctatus (Snowy or Four-Spotted Tree Cricket) (Lower Vine Brook, 9/7/13 12pm)

Oecanthus quadripunctatus or nigricornis (Four-Spotted or Black-horned Tree Cricket) (Paint Mine, 8/17/14 12pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/27/14 5pm)


Katydids

(Lower Vine Brook, 9/24/13 6pm)

Metrioptera roeselliiMetrioptera roesellii (Roesel's katydid) (Willard's Woods, 6/25/05 1pm) A predaceous katydid from Europe.

(Lexington, 8/3/05 12am)

(Lexington, 8/21/06 12am)

(Lower Vine Brook, 8/10/12 12am) Probably same as above.

Conocephalus fasciatusConocephalus fasciatus (Slender Meadow Katydid) (Lower Vine Brook, 9/21/09 2pm)

male (Lower Vine Brook, 9/11/16 1pm)

female male a meadow katydid of some sort (Lower Vine Brook, 10/11/09 12pm)

(Willard's Woods, 9/21/13 4pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/8/12 2pm)

(Lower Vine Brook, 7/8/12 2pm)

(Willard's Woods, 7/2/02 4pm, 6/19/05 4pm)

Neoconocephalus ensiger?nymph Neoconocephalus ensiger? (Sword-bearing conehead) (Lower Vine Brook, 7/8/12 2pm, 7/27/2019 4pm)

(Willard's Woods, 6/29/15 11am)


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