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Infraorder Gryllidea - Crickets

spring field cricket? - Gryllus veletis - male Tree cricket - Oecanthus niveus Unknown insect  - Neoxabea bipunctata - female 2018-08-10 Pale tree cricket - Neoxabea bipunctata - male Anaxipha exigua? - Anaxipha exigua - female Male, Anaxipha hyalicetra? - Anaxipha hyalicetra - male Oecanthus - male Gryllus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Gryllidea (Crickets)
Remarks
This infraorder contains the four families of "True Crickets" of the superfamily Grylloidea.

Also, included is the family Schizodactylidae (in its own superfamily - Schizodactyloidea), which includes two genera from southern Eurasia (Schizodactylus) and southern Africa (Comicus) known as Dune Crickets or Splay-foot Crickets.

See further comments under suborder Ensifera.