Grasshoppers and Crickets rule the summer months and open grasslands of North America.
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There are a total of 16 Grasshoppers and Crickets in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.
Camel Cricket Identifying Colors: brown, black, tan The Camel Cricket gets its name from the rounded shape of its back. The hump does not aid in water retention.
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Carolina Grasshopper Identifying Colors: yellow; red; brown; black; gray Carolina Grasshoppers can be found throughout the entire United States. They eat plants and grass and are good flyers dispite... READ MORE
Carolina Locust Identifying Colors: black; brown; yellow The Carolina Locust is another in the line of Short-horned Grasshoppers and can be identified by their short antenna and roug... READ MORE
Dark Jerusalem Cricket Identifying Colors: black; white; yellow; brown Dark Jerusalem Crickets are a wingless species common to California. They are rather large for a cricket and have a distinctl... READ MORE
Differential Grasshopper Identifying Colors: beige, black, ivory, green, white, yellow/ pink Most prevalent in the central U.S., this grasshopper has distinguishing stripes on its 'thighs'. The black herringbone patte... READ MORE
Field Cricket Identifying Colors: black; red; brown Field Crickets are a common site throughout the United States. Warm summer nights bring them out en masse as the males chirp... READ MORE
Fork-Tailed Bush Katydid Identifying Colors: green, yellow Katydids get their name from the sound of the chirps they make. It was akin to someone calling "Katy-did, Katy-didn't" and t... READ MORE
Horse Lubber Grasshopper Identifying Colors: black; yellow; pink Lubber grasshoppers boast a greater size than other grasshoppers and crickets. This species is known to have social youth tha... READ MORE
House Cricket Identifying Colors: brown; black Crickets can appear very similarly to their related cousins - the Grasshopper - but can be discerned by the fact that common ... READ MORE
Jerusalem Cricket Identifying Colors: black; brown; amber; white; yellow. red This slow-moving, humpbacked insect is often taken for a spider until one counts the number of legs. They are very slow in sp... READ MORE
Katydid Identifying Colors: green Katydids get their name from the perceived sound they make. Their repetitive clicks and calls sounded like someone saying, "... READ MORE
Mormon Cricket Identifying Colors: brown; black; yellow; green In 1848, this species of katydid nearly wiped out the crops of Mormon farmers. They prefer grasses and sage brush, but can b... READ MORE
Northern Mole Cricket Identifying Colors: brown Mole Crickets are a breed of cricket commonly found east of the Rocky Mountains with a broad range reaching from southern Can... READ MORE
Southeastern Lubber Grasshopper Identifying Colors: black; red; orange; brown; yellow; black As a member of the Lubber Grasshopper family, this specimen is quite larger compared to more common grasshoppers and crickets... READ MORE
Spotted Camel Cricket Identifying Colors: brown; black; yellow; red The high arching 'back' of this cricket helped name it. This species is found in forests, under rocks and even in basements.... READ MORE
Spur-throated Grasshopper Identifying Colors: green; brown; black Spur-throated Grasshoppers (part of the Short-horned Grasshopper family) are the most common species of grasshopper in all of... READ MORE
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