An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings.
leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
an insect with long back legs used for jumping
a small jumping insect similar to grasshoppers but with long antennae. the male makes a chirping noise to attract females by rubbing together special appendages on its wings.
Crickets, family Gryllidae (also known as "true crickets"), are insects somewhat related to grasshoppers and more closely related to katydids or bush crickets (order Orthoptera). They have somewhat flattened bodies and long antennae.