Saturday, October 13, 2012


Order Orthoptera

Grasshoppers and crickets form this order. This order also includes mole crickets, locusts and katydids. They are most well-known for their ability to jump long distances compared to their body length.

Short-horned Grasshoppers (Suborder Caelifera)

Traulia azureipennis at Rifle Range. Phaesticus insularis at Mandai ©Eddy Lee

Xenocatantops humilis ©Eddy Lee

Left: Euparatettix sp. Rifle Range. Right: Erianthus sp. at Chestnut Trail ©Eddy Lee

Botanic Gardens ©Sylvia Chua

Oxya japonica at Botanic Gardens ©Sylvia Chua

Left: ©Eddy Lee. Right: Mandai Orchid Garden ©Lau SY

Left: East Coast ©Sylvia Chua. Right: Tuas ©Tan KH

Bukit Panjang ©Eddy Lee

Crickets, Katydids and Mole Crickets (Suborder Ensifera)

Cricket at Dairy Farm ©Eddy Lee

Long-horned Grasshoppers (Family Tettigoniidae)

Short-winged Conehead. Long-winged Conehead ©Eddy Lee

Long-horned Grasshopper. Left: ©Tan GC. Right: Bukit Batok Nature Park ©Melvin Dionio

Katydids. Left: Dairy Farm. Right: Rifle Range ©Eddy Lee

Katydid nymph ©Eddy Lee

Mole Crickets (Family Gryllotalpidae)

Woodlands ©Tan KH

Leaf-rolling crickets (Family Gryllacrididae)

Sungei Buloh ©Tan KH


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