BushCricket_Italy_09Jun12

BushCricket_Italy_09Jun12

Observation - BushCricket_Italy_09Jun12 - Global. Description: Large, shiny, colourful crickets in a group on low shrubs. Having seen one, we then noticed the leaves were full of them. Some were on the ground and it was like walking through popcorn as they jumped from the path. Does one have a mass of eggs emerging?

Large, shiny, colourful crickets in a group on low shrubs. Having seen one, we then noticed the leaves were full of them. Some were on the ground and it was like walking through popcorn as they jumped from the path. Does one have a mass of eggs emerging? Body length was about 2cm, not counting long antennae and legs.