Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
includes the genera Hapithus and Orocharis formerly placed in family Eneopteridae
the genus Tafalisca
is now placed in subfamily Tafaliscinae of family Gryllidae at OSF
the genus Xenogryllus
is now placed in subfamily Eneopterinae of family Gryllidae at OSF
12 species in 5 genera in North America listed at SINA
Usually brown or gray. Hind tibia has 5-8 spines on upper margin. Tarsi have second segment much shorter than the other two and it has two lobes with flattened pads (1)
- 1 species, FL
- 3 species, southeastern U.S.
- 5 species, eastern U.S.
Antillicharis and Xenogryllus are not yet represented on BugGuide - both are found only in FL.
mostly southeastern states; not present in the west
on bushes, forbs, and canopies of trees
Leaves, flowers, and fruit of plants.
Eggs are laid in the stems of living plants.
This page contains contributions from Patrick Coin and Joel Kits (copied from Eneopteridae page, now removed).
Hapithinae are often parasitized by wasps in the family Rhopalosomatidae
plus literature citations and included taxa (Orthoptera Species File)
links to species accounts
plus some remarks and behavior
plus common name reference of Eneopterinae (Singing Insects of North America)