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Orthoptera in southern Africa

Orthoptera in southern Africa

Our aim is to build a comprehensive database of the grasshoppers, crickets, katydids and locusts in our area with spottings of as many of the life cycle stages of each species as we can muster. Sign in to join mission

Orthoptera in southern Africa
Created by

C.Sydes

19 participants 66 spottings

lets catalogue all the crickets, katydids, grasshoppers and locusts in central, southern Africa. We'll aim to spot all stages of the life cycle of each of these iinsects

Orthoptera in southern Africa

Lat: -24.19 Long: 25.39

Recent Spottings

Green milkweed locust The Shroom 1 0 Green milkweed locust
Green Milkweed Locust Johan Heyns 2 0 Green Milkweed Locust
Green Milkweed Locust KateBraun 3 1 Green Milkweed Locust
Winged Predatory Katydid KateBraun 2 0 Winged Predatory Katydid
Koppie Foam Grasshopper KateBraun 4 0 Koppie Foam Grasshopper
Milkweed locust? KateBraun 3 0 Milkweed locust?
Locust nymphs KateBraun 2 0 Locust nymphs
Koppie Foam Grasshopper The Shroom 3 2 Koppie Foam Grasshopper
Mole Cricket Wendy Clapham 1 0 Mole Cricket
Garden Locust Wendy Clapham 0 4 Garden Locust
Elegant grasshopper C.Sydes 38 18 Elegant grasshopper
Cricket C.Sydes 1 0 Cricket
Toad Grasshopper C.Sydes 1 0 Toad Grasshopper
grass mimic grasshopper C.Sydes 2 1 grass mimic grasshopper
Locust Mari du Preez 0 2 Locust
Bark Katydid C.Sydes 8 10 Bark Katydid
Grasshopper Mari du Preez 3 0 Grasshopper
Katydid Nymph Mari du Preez 2 2 Katydid Nymph
Corn Cricket C.Sydes 18 13 Corn Cricket
Green Milkweed Locust JohanHeyns 13 4 Green Milkweed Locust
Leaf Katydid JohanHeyns 3 2 Leaf Katydid
Koppie Foam Grasshopper (Immature) JohanHeyns 2 0 Koppie Foam Grasshopper (Immature)
Koppie Foam Grasshopper Smith'sZoo 9 11 Koppie Foam Grasshopper
Grasshopper Mari du Preez 0 2 Grasshopper
Immature Grasshopper Smith'sZoo 0 2 Immature Grasshopper
Immature Grasshopper Smith'sZoo 0 1 Immature Grasshopper
Common Milkweed Locust Wendy Clapham 10 21 Common Milkweed Locust
Koppie foam grasshopper /milkweed locust C.Sydes 119 57 Koppie foam grasshopper /milkweed locust
Garden Locust Kei Heyns 3 0 Garden Locust
Green Milkweed Locust or African Bush Grasshopper JohanHeyns 16 11 Green Milkweed Locust or African Bush Grasshopper
Unknown spotting isakroodt 2 3 Unknown spotting
Bee wolf wasp Mari du Preez 3 1 Bee wolf wasp
Green Milkweed Locust (Macros) or African Bush Grasshopper JohanHeyns 29 26 Green Milkweed Locust (Macros) or African Bush Grasshopper
short-horned Grasshopper C.Sydes 5 1 short-horned Grasshopper
Tropical House cricket Mari du Preez 1 2 Tropical House cricket
Corn Cricket / Armoured ground cricket C.Sydes 1 0 Corn Cricket / Armoured ground cricket
Bush Hopper 1murtu1 3 10 Bush Hopper
Green Milkweed Locust or African Bush Grasshopper Mari du Preez 0 5 Green Milkweed Locust or African Bush Grasshopper
Unknown spotting Mari du Preez 0 1 Unknown spotting
Mole cricket Mari du Preez 0 0 Mole cricket
King cricket aka Parktown Prawn 1murtu1 7 1 King cricket aka Parktown Prawn
Green tree locust 1murtu1 1 0 Green tree locust
Common garden cricket JohanHeyns 0 0 Common garden cricket
Garden Locust Kei Heyns 0 0 Garden Locust
Common Garden Cricket C.Sydes 0 0 Common Garden Cricket
Immature Grasshopper Smith'sZoo 0 0 Immature Grasshopper
Rock grasshopper Mari du Preez 0 0 Rock grasshopper
Bush Cricket or Leaf Katydid JohanHeyns 0 0 Bush Cricket or Leaf Katydid
Rain Locust C.Sydes 0 0 Rain Locust
Tree locust Mari du Preez 0 1 Tree locust

Recently joined

Tiz KateBraun The Shroom Megan Gilbert
Bo Gilbert Boswagter Smith Zoo JeffCrocombe
ellamei Wendy Clapham VanessaVermaak RenéSonnekus
isakroodt louisvv09 MichaelBrits Kei Heyns
Johan Heyns Mari du Preez C.Sydes
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