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Bush Crickets

Bush crickets, or Katydids, are a diverse group and can be found in an array of colours, patterns, and sizes.

Other invertebrates

Noongar Names: Not known

Scientific Name: Subfamily Phaneropterinae

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Habitat loss

Will they visit?: Bush crickets are common around home gardens

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Camouflaged on vegetation

Diet: Pollen, vegetation, other insects

Water: Shallow dish or frog pond

ReWild Benefit: Pollination, control vegetation growth, pest control

ReWild Benefits

Bush crickets are ecologically important as pollinators, predators, and as prey for various birds, reptiles, frogs, and mammals. If you find a cricket, you can search on the Atlas of Living Australia to find the matching species and record your sighting!

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