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Northern Mole Cricket (Gryllotalpa hexadactyla, Gryllotalpidae family, Grylloidea superfamily, Grillidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Northern Mole Cricket, Durham, NC, 3/14/06        

Fall Field Cricket (Gryllus pennsylvanicus, Gryllinae subfamily, Gryllidae family, Grylloidea superfamily, Grillidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

     
Fall Field Cricket nymph, Durham, NC, 7/1/09 Fall Field Cricket adult, 11/14/11      

Red-headed Bush Cricket (Phyllopalpus pulchellus, Trigonidiinae subfamily, Trigonidiidae family, Grylloidea superfamily, Grillidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Red-headed Bush Cricket, Durham, NC, 11/7/13 Red-headed Bush Cricket displaying, apparently to another on the same leaf, Durham, NC, 8/14/20        

Ground Cricket (Nemobiinae subfamily, Trigonidiidae family, Grylloidea superfamily, Grillidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Ground cricket, Durham, NC, 7/27/08        

Scaly Cricket (Cycloptilum genus, Mogoplistidae family, Mogoplistoidea superfamily, Grylloidea superfamily, Grillidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Scaly cricket, Durham, NC, 8/24/08        

Common True Katydid (Pterophylla camellifolia, Pseudophyllinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Common True Katydid, Durham, NC, 7/5/05        

Lesser Angle-winged Katydid (Microcentrum retinerve, Phaneropterinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Lesser Angle-winged Katydid, Durham, NC, 8/19/08        

Fork-tailed Bush Katydid (Scudderia furcata, Phaneropterinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Fork-tailed Bush Katydid, Durham, NC, 8/14/05        

Scudder's Bush Katydids (Scudderia genus, Phaneropterinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

   
Katydid nymph, Durham, NC, 7/1/07 Katydid nymph, Durham, NC, 7/22/05 Katydid nymph, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC, 5/21/09    

Oblong-winged Katydid (Amblycorypha oblongifolia, Phaneropterinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Oblong-winged Katydid

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Robust Shieldback Katydid (Atlanticus gibbosus, Tettigoniinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Robust Shieldback, Durham, NC, 7/10/11        

Protean Shieldback Katydid (Atlanticus testaceus, Tettigoniinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Protean Shieldback, Johnston Mill Nature Preserve, Orange County, NC, 8/18/08        

Handsome Meadow Katydid (Orchelimum pulchellum, Conocephalinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Handsome Meadow Katydid, Durham, NC, 9/28/08        

Long-spurred Meadow Katydid (Orchelimum silvaticum, Conocephalinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

         
Long-spurred Meadow Katydid          

Short-winged Meadow Katydid (Conocephalus brevipennis, Conocephalinae subfamily, Tettigoniidae family, Tettigonoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Short-winged Meadow Katydid, Durham, NC, 8/30/06        

Camel Cricket (Ceuthophilis genus, Ceuthophilinae subfamily, Rhaphidophoridae family, Stenopelmatoidea superfamily, Tettigoniidea infraorder, Ensifera suborder)

       
Camel cricket, Durham, NC, 6/16/05        

Ornate Pygmy Grasshopper (Tetrix ornata, Tetriginae subfamily, Tetrigidae family, Tetrigoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

       
Ornate Pygmy Grasshopper, I'on Swamp, Charleston County, SC, 3/29/06        

Hooded Pygmy Grasshopper (Paratettix cucullatus, Tetrigidae family, Tetrigoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

       
Hooded Pygmy Grasshopper Durham, NC, 3/14/11.  ID thanks to David J. Ferguson        

Pine Tree Spur-throated Grasshopper (Melanoplus punctulatus, Melanoplinae subfamily, Acrididae family, Acridoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

         
Pine Tree Spur-Throat Grasshopper (Melanoplus punctulatus).  ID thanks to Brandon Woo.          

Red-legged Grasshopper (Melanoplus ferrubrum, Melanoplinae subfamily, Acrididae family, Acridoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

       
Red-legged Grasshopper, Boone, Watauga County, NC, 8/7/06        

Differential Grasshopper (Melanoplus differentialis, Melanoplinae subfamily, Acrididae family, Acridoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

       
Mating Differential Grasshoppers, Dare County, NC, 10/6/05        

Clip-wing Grasshopper (Metaleptea brevicornis, Gomphocerinae subfamily, Acrididae family, Acridoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

         
Clip Wing Grasshopper (Metaleptea brevicornis), Durham, NC, 8/22/20          

American Bird Grasshopper (Schistocera americana, Cyrtacanthacridinae subfamily, Acrididae family, Acridoidea superfamily, Acrididea infraorder, Caelifera suborder)

       
American Bird Grasshopper, Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment, Durham County, NC, 10/4/10        

 

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