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WētāGeta is frequently updated as new information emerges, and some parts are currently under development. Ongoing research on taxonomy, ecology and evolution of New Zealand wētā and other Orthopera is informing the resources provided.

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tree weta grasshopper cave weta
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Rhaphidophoridae (cave wētā)
Anostostomatidae (giant wētā, ground wētā, tree wētā and tusk wētā)
Gryllidae (crickets) --soon--
Tettigonidae (katydids or long-horned grasshoppers)
Acrididae (short-horned grasshoppers)
Gryllotalpidae (mole cricket) --soon--