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Wart-biter bush-cricket - Decticus verrucivorus  Animal,Animalia,Arthropoda,Besaparski hills protected area,Bulgaria,Bush cricket,Decticus verrucivorus,Europe,Geotagged,Insect,Insecta,Katydid,Long-horned grasshopper,Natura 2000,Nature,Orthoptera,Rhodope mountains,Summer,Tettigoniidae,Wart-biter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

    comments (6)

  1. You're operating at a very high quality level, Jivko, you should be proud. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! Trying to improve my skills! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Stunning female! Cheers Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago
    1. Thank you, Felix! Posted 3 years ago
  3. very nice! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you, Annette! Posted 3 years ago

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The wart-biter is a bush-cricket in the family Tettigoniidae. Its English and scientific names derive from the age-old practice of using the cricket to bite warts from the skin.

Similar species: Grasshoppers And Crickets
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Aug 4, 2016. Captured Jul 7, 2015 10:13 in 8004, Ognyanovo, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/800s
  • ISO125
  • 100mm