Ground weta (1258/2331)

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Ground weta are nocturnal insects that look a bit like crickets (same family, but different order). Ground weta don't have the heavy spines on the back legs that other types of weta have.

Scientific name
Hemiandrus sp.
Common names
ground weta
Egmont National Park, Taranaki, New Zealand
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