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Grasshoppers, Katydids and Tree Crickets

The following is a collection of some of the Grasshoppers, Tree Crickets and Katydids I've photographed over the past few years. If you're interested in seeing my most recent photos, writing or other work, please visit my nature blog, Burning Silo.



Two-striped grasshopper -  Melanoplus bivittatus - male
Two-striped grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - male
Katydid molting
Katydid molting
Two-striped - Melanoplus bivittatus -  female.
Two-striped - Melanoplus bivittatus - female.
olive grasshopper
olive grasshopper
Two-striped grasshopper -  Melanoplus bivittatus - female
Two-striped grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - female
unidentified katydid nymph
unidentified katydid nymph
black-horned tree cricket
black-horned tree cricket
Carolina grasshopper - Dissosteira carolina.
Carolina grasshopper - Dissosteira carolina.
grasshopper in herb garden
grasshopper in herb garden
katydid nymph
katydid nymph
Grasshopper on Daylily 1
Grasshopper on Daylily 1
Grasshopper on Daylily 2
Grasshopper on Daylily 2
Grasshopper - head close-up
Grasshopper - head close-up
Two-striped grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - pair
Two-striped grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - pair
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus  - side
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus - side
tree cricket
tree cricket
grasshopper on a rugosa rose leaf
grasshopper on a rugosa rose leaf
grasshopper depositing eggs between old boards
grasshopper depositing eggs between old boards
a very grumpy bush Katydid -- Scudderia sp., probably S. furcata. -- female - 1
a very grumpy bush Katydid -- Scudderia sp., probably S. furcata. -- female - 1
a very grumpy bush Katydid -- Scudderia sp., probably S. furcata. -- female - 2
a very grumpy bush Katydid -- Scudderia sp., probably S. furcata. -- female - 2
a very grumpy bush Katydid -- Scudderia sp., probably S. furcata. -- female - 3
a very grumpy bush Katydid -- Scudderia sp., probably S. furcata. -- female - 3
Tree Cricket - 1
Tree Cricket - 1
Tree Cricket  - 2
Tree Cricket - 2
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblycorypha oblongifolia
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblycorypha oblongifolia
grasshopper in process of molting
grasshopper in process of molting
grasshopper with legs still soft after molting
grasshopper with legs still soft after molting
grasshopper exuvia after molting
grasshopper exuvia after molting
Scudderia furcata
Scudderia furcata
Green Grasshopper
Green Grasshopper
Dissosteira carolina - nymph
Dissosteira carolina - nymph
katydid-1.jpg
katydid-1.jpg
Tettigoniinae - Shield-backed Grasshopper
Tettigoniinae - Shield-backed Grasshopper
Roesel's Katydid - long-winged form
Roesel's Katydid - long-winged form
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblyorypha oblongifolia - 1
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblyorypha oblongifolia - 1
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblyorypha oblongifolia - 2
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblyorypha oblongifolia - 2
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblyorypha oblongifolia - 3
Oblong-winged Katydid -- Amblyorypha oblongifolia - 3
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femerrubrum ? - head - view 1
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femerrubrum ? - head - view 1
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femurrubrum ? - head - view 2
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femurrubrum ? - head - view 2
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femurrubrum ? - head - view 3
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femurrubrum ? - head - view 3
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femurrubrum ? - body - view 1
Red-legged Grasshopper -- Melanoplus femurrubrum ? - body - view 1
Two-striped - Melanoplus bivittatus - female
Two-striped - Melanoplus bivittatus - female
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -1
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -1
yellow-grasshopper-2.jpged-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -2
yellow-grasshopper-2.jpged-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -2
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -3
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -3
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -4
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -4
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -5
Red-legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt? -5
Melanoplus femurrubrum (probable) - male on a tansy flower
Melanoplus femurrubrum (probable) - male on a tansy flower
grasshopper on tansy - 2
grasshopper on tansy - 2
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper (?) - Melanoplus punctulatus (?) - side
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper (?) - Melanoplus punctulatus (?) - side
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper (?) - Melanoplus punctulatus (?) - front
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper (?) - Melanoplus punctulatus (?) - front
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper (?)  large view
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper (?) large view
grasshopper regurgitating when picked up
grasshopper regurgitating when picked up
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus  -- laying eggs
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus -- laying eggs
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus  -- laying eggs
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus -- laying eggs
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
Pinetree Spurthroated Grasshopper - Melanoplus punctulatus
grasshopper-tansy-1.jpg
grasshopper-tansy-1.jpg
grasshopper-tansy-2.jpg
grasshopper-tansy-2.jpg
katydid-1.jpg
katydid-1.jpg
grasshopper-1.jpg
grasshopper-1.jpg
Young grasshoppers
Young grasshoppers
group of young grasshoppers
group of young grasshoppers
young Two-striped Grasshopper (?) -- Melanoplus bivittatus (?)
young Two-striped Grasshopper (?) -- Melanoplus bivittatus (?)
young Two-striped Grasshoppers (?) -- Melanoplus bivittatus (?)
young Two-striped Grasshoppers (?) -- Melanoplus bivittatus (?)
young Two-Striped Grasshoppers (?) -- Melanoplus bivittatus (?)
young Two-Striped Grasshoppers (?) -- Melanoplus bivittatus (?)
katydid -- front view
katydid -- front view
katydid -- large version
katydid -- large version
spurthroated grasshopper (?) -- Melanoplus species on clover
spurthroated grasshopper (?) -- Melanoplus species on clover
katydid on milkweed leaf -- not yet ID'd
katydid on milkweed leaf -- not yet ID'd
katydid on milkweed leaf - view 2
katydid on milkweed leaf - view 2
Tree Cricket on milkweed leaf - 1
Tree Cricket on milkweed leaf - 1
Tree Cricket on milkweed leaf - 2
Tree Cricket on milkweed leaf - 2
spurthroated grasshopper (?) -- Melanoplus species - large version
spurthroated grasshopper (?) -- Melanoplus species - large version
red-legged-grasshopper-1.jpg
red-legged-grasshopper-1.jpg
Red-Legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt?
Red-Legged Grasshopper(?) - recent molt?
Oecanthus nigricornis - blackhorned tree cricket
Oecanthus nigricornis - blackhorned tree cricket
Oecanthus nigricornis - blackhorned tree cricket
Oecanthus nigricornis - blackhorned tree cricket
Katydid - immature on daylily
Katydid - immature on daylily
Redlegged grasshopper (?)
Redlegged grasshopper (?)
Two-striped - Melanoplus bivittatus - male
Two-striped - Melanoplus bivittatus - male
grasshopper on leaf - top view
grasshopper on leaf - top view
Two-striped Grasshopper -- Melanoplus bivittatus
Two-striped Grasshopper -- Melanoplus bivittatus
Two-striped Grasshopper -- Melanoplus bivittatus
Two-striped Grasshopper -- Melanoplus bivittatus
Katydid nymph
Katydid nymph
Metrioptera roeselii (?) - young Roesel's Katydid
Metrioptera roeselii (?) - young Roesel's Katydid
katydid-nymph-large.jpg
katydid-nymph-large.jpg
katydid-susan-large.jpg
katydid-susan-large.jpg
Melanoplus bivitattus - Two-striped Grasshopper ~
Melanoplus bivitattus - Two-striped Grasshopper ~
Scudderia furcata (?) ~ Fork-tailed Bush Katydid (?)
Scudderia furcata (?) ~ Fork-tailed Bush Katydid (?)