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Orthoperta - Daihinia brevipes - male

Orthoperta - Daihinia brevipes - Male
NE Colorado, along roadside, Colorado, USA
July 1, 2008

Great Plains Camel Cricket
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Family Rhaphidophoridae - Camel Cricket ?
That one certainly has spiny back legs. I think that's the right Familly, but I'm not positive. An expert can probably tell you exactly down to species, or at least genus. I think it's kind of distinctive looking with those spines.

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