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Dec 14, 2010 10:57 AM

Turkish Cricket

Took these pictures of a cricket in Turkey - pine forest, about 500m above sea level, in SW Turkey.  Any ideas?
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    Dec 23, 2010 9:59 AM (in response to John Jackson)
    Re: Turkish Cricket
    Fantastic image. I can get as close as Eupholidoptera, one of the bush cricket genus, which has a number of species. It is distributed across the northern Mediterranean Basin from Southern France to Israel. I'm sure one of our specialistas can get closer than me though...
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    Feb 26, 2015 11:18 AM (in response to John Jackson)
    Re: Turkish Cricket

    I also think Eupholidoptera.  The "spikey" bit is the female ovipositor through which she lays her eggs.

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