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Restless Bush Cricket

Scientific Name: Hapithus agitator

Family: Gryllidae

Native Range: Eastern United States

Size: Length: 9-14 mm (0.35 – 0.55 in)*

Active: August – October*

Color and Appearance: Brown; “forewings cover 3/4 or more of abdomen”*

*From BugGuide.net (https://bugguide.net/node/view/6965)

August 10, 2020: I observed the restless bush cricket beside the raspberry canes while I was weed-whacking the grass nearby. She was sitting on yarrow and then climbed onto a leaf of Asiatic dayflower on the way to the safety of the raspberry patch.

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