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Red-headed bush cricket

Phyllopalpus pulchellus


Also known as the handsome trig. The black appendages are mouth parts. I haven't figured out yet why some of these crickets have dark eyes and some light eyes; perhaps an age-related factor?


Jordan Lake woods


Noah Ranger Eric Eaton has a nice blog on them:

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 31, 2014
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

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