Raspy cricket (14/2613)

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A raspy cricket on ladder fern frond. This is one of many species of raspy crickets native to Australia and it is yet to be formally named. Because it doesn't have it's own common name, some people have started calling it the Australian winged wētā, even though it is not closely related to wētā.

Scientific name
Pterapotrechus sp.
Common names
Raspy cricket, Australian winged wētā
Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato, New Zealand
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