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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.


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?

Smaller than a field cricket with the wings included.

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