Index of the various jumping Grasshopper and Cricket insects commonly found across North America.
We have put together two identification guides available for free download here:
Keys and the liberal use of photographs to illustrate variation and forms facilitate identification
Learn the basics about the UK's most common types.
Buy A Photographic Guide to the Grasshoppers & Crickets of Britain and Ireland (9780954950613): NHBS - Martin Evans and Roger Edmondson, Wild Guide UK
Insect and Spider Identification - Information and Pictures of North American Insects, Spiders, and Bugs.
Characteristics, Scientific Name, Classification, Taxonomy, Territorial Claims, and pictures of the Southeastern-Lubber-Grasshopper (North America)
There are a number of ways to tell if you're looking at a grasshopper or cricket:
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) Mormon Cricket and Grasshopper Control Program offers help to ranchers, farmers, ...
Grasshopper (Order Orthoptera) ... Variable from stick-like to bulbous but commonly widest at wing attachment (wide shoulders) with a tapering abdomen. Pronotum (segment behind head) draped over sides to form ...