Speckled bush cricket

The juveniles I saw in July are now adults – this one (a male) seems to be doing fine despite the apparent absence of a hind leg. He’s on a bindweed leaf: could he be the one responsible for the holes in the leaf? If so, I hope he has plenty of friends to help out!

Speckled bush cricket (leptophyes punctatissima) adult male

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2 Responses to “Speckled bush cricket”

  1. So that’s what it is! I saw one in my own garden the other day but did not know what kind of cricket it was. Love his little rucksack. Beautiful picture.

  2. Awesome macro shot…

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