Camel Crickets (Family Rhaphidophoridae)
(Class Insecta, Order Orthoptera)
Invertebrates Around Las Vegas, Wildlife Around Las Vegas
Grasshoppers, crickets, and katydid (Class Insecta, Order Orthoptera)

General: Camel Crickets (Order Orthoptera, Suborder Ensifera, Family Rhaphidophoridae) are a group of creatures recognized by their long antennae and long legs. Active at night, Camel Crickets use their extremely long antennae to investigate the world around them.

Camel Crickets (Family Rhaphidophoridae)
Female Camel Cricket with ovipositor (lance-like egg laying structure)
Camel Crickets (Family Rhaphidophoridae)
Female Camel Cricket with ovipositor (lance-like egg laying structure)
Camel Crickets (Family Rhaphidophoridae)
Note the extremely long antennae
Camel Crickets (Family Rhaphidophoridae)
Camel Cricket
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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