Great Grig from Canada

Subject:  Unidentified insect Geographic location of the bug:  Lone Butte, British Columbia Date: 09/16/2018 Time: 06:02 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi there, I’ve found a couple of these insects around our new property in the interior of BC and was wondering if this is some type of cicada, or is it something … Read more

Great Grig: Hump-Winged Cricket

Subject:  Large cricket? Geographic location of the bug:  McCall, Idaho Date: 06/10/2018 Time: 10:17 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi! We found this guy on a camping trip at Ponderosa State Park. I’ve been trying to find similar images online but am having trouble. He is very friendly and seems to be flightless. … Read more

Great Grig

Subject: Beetle in Montana Location: Montana, Rocky Mountain Front August 21, 2017 4:14 am No one seems to be able to identify the attached beetle. It was about two inches long. Signature: Rick Regh Dear Rick, This is NOT a Beetle.  It is an Orthopteran, a member of the insect order that contains Crickets and … Read more

Great Grig

Subject: Cricket? Location: Vancouver BC June 30, 2017 2:09 pm This pic was sent to us from our some in Vancouver, BC. We have no luck identifying it. Signature: Deb Hi Deb, We are confident by comparing your images to the images on this BugGuide posting that you have submitted images of a Great Grig, … Read more

Great Grig, we believe

Subject: Cricket Location: Spokane, Wa March 13, 2017 3:55 pm One of my students brought this cricket to me this morning. I have tried to identify it with no luck. Any info would be greatly appreciated for me and my class. Signature: Erin Parker Dear Erin, We believe this is a Great Grig, Cyphoderris monstrosa, … Read more

Great Grig we suppose

Subject: Uhler’s or Great Grig Location: Premiere Ridge, British Columbia May 9, 2016 7:59 pm I’m a forester working the Kootenays, British Columbia. We exposed this guy under some loose bark. I did a bit of research and figured it’s a Uhler’s or maybe a Great Grig or a hump winged cricket. Are these all … Read more