On 7/11/2006, you posted a picture of the potato bug, a.k.a., the Jerusalem Cricket (which isn’t really a cricket, and isn’t really from Jerusalem, unless there’s a Jerusalem, California.) I wanted to provide you with a few clear pictures for your site. I have more if you like. These were found in my boss’ office in Simi Valley, CA.
Thanks for your submission. We always try to keep an image of a Potato Bug on our homepage. Technically, in the list of things they are not, they are not Bugs either. Jerusalem Crickets are in the family Stenopelmatidae in the order Orthoptera. Orthoptera does include crickets, grasshoppers and katydids.