Short- and long horned crickets


Short- and long horned crickets

My knowledge around the short- and long horned crickets are far away to create this column informatively. I still know too little about these species, development stages and the live of these beautiful animals. Thus for the moment I just leave it at a few photos, because it is such a lot of fun to sit in the middle of the plants and to watch who is living there!

As far as I can see

those are young animals

in most different

development stages:

Here are only rudimentarily the wings to recognize:

And here already a little bit more developed:

I assume, that it is a matter of the development stage of an Egyptian migratory locust (Locusta migratoria), but ...

I would not put my hands into the fire for it!

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