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Photo#10125
Pygmy Grasshopper - Tetrix arenosa

Pygmy Grasshopper - Tetrix arenosa
Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
April 29, 2004
Size: smaller than a cricket
These are very very small.

Tetrix arenosa
seems to be by far the best fit, though a closer shot that shows more detail, and some other angles as well makes these easier to identify. I haven't tried taking any photos of these yet. I have a feeling my little 5 megapixle point and shoot wouldn't do this well one something this tiny!

Moved from Pygmy Grasshoppers.

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Size etc.
If size can't be estimated in millimetres or inches, comparison to another well-known species, such as a house fly or fall field cricket, would be helpful. Would this one be smaller than a cricket? And would that estimate include the wings, or just the body?
Where was this photo taken?

 
size
Smaller than a field cricket with the wings included.

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