Longheaded grasshopper

The female of this species is really huge, almost 8cm long in some cases, which makes it Japan’s largest grasshopper. As you can see in the photo, the male/female size difference is considerable. Although the distance they jump can be impressive, they are relatively easy to catch.

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Oriental longheaded grasshopper
Acrida cinerea antennata = shouryou-bata