Family Stenopelmatidae (Jerusalem crickets)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Arthropoda
  • -- class: Insecta
  • --- order: Orthoptera
  • ---- family: Stenopelmatidae
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Comments: Original description: "A mahogany Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus n. sp. "mahogany"). It lacks the abdominal striping pattern found in all other Stenopelmatus species. It is the second largest insect species known in California -- this one's body is 50mm long. Photographed in the wild (on a paved road) in San Diego, California."
Date: 2009-03-16
Place: Kang, Kgalagadi district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: Jerusalem crickets ~ Sand crickets (Family) - correctly identified? (cf. Picker et al. 2002:76)
Source: wikimedia
Permission: PD USGS

Date: 2009-03-16
Place: Kang, Kgalagadi district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: Jerusalem crickets ~ Sand crickets (Family) - correctly identified? (cf. Picker et al. 2002:76)
Date: 2009-03-16
Place: Kang, Kgalagadi district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: Jerusalem crickets ~ Sand crickets (Family) - correctly identified? (cf. Picker et al. 2002:76)

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