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Jumping Bush Cricket

Orocharis saltator

Description:

Loud, clear chirp repeated at irregular, 1.5-3 sec. intervals.

Habitat:

Broadleaved trees; occasionally in herbaceous undergrowth, shrubs, and pine trees. Throughout its distribution the jumping bush cricket has one generation a year and overwinters as eggs.

Notes:

This is an old male who has lost both antenna and all but 3 of his 6 legs, possibly from fighting other males to win the females.

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keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Jumping Bush Cricket (male)

New York, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Sep 26, 2010
Submitted on Sep 26, 2010

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