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Also known as a long-horned grasshopper or a bush cricket, members of the Family Tettigonidae which contains more than 6,400 species. They are more closely related to crickets than to (short-horned) grasshoppers. They can be distinguished from grasshoppers by the length of their antennae which may exceed their own body length, while grasshoppers' antennae are always relatively short and thickened.
Spotted on yellow walking iris (Neomarica longifolia) in a large semi-urban yard/garden adjacent to a disturbed remnant patch of forest.
Spotted on Oct 10, 2012
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013