Better tree cricket pic
First of all, love the site! A beautiful bug hopped up on me during lunch today (I go to Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT) and I didn’t even have to navigate past the front page to find out it was a tree cricket. However I noticed that the picture was extremely blurry and pixelated, so I thought I’d send you one that I took today. Check out those antennae!
Xue Sun

Hi Xue Sun,
We don’t want to be put in a position to choose favorites in the Tree Cricket photo arena. We can say that your specimen looks like a Snowy Tree Cricket, the Thermometer Cricket, because, according to Charles Hogue, you can determine “the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit if one counts the number of chirps in 13 seconds and adds 40.”

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