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Species Falcicula hebardi - Hebard's Trig

Cricket nymph - Falcicula hebardi - male Falcicula hebardi - female Falcicula hebardi - male Say's Trig? - Falcicula hebardi - female Cricket - Falcicula hebardi small cricket nymph - Falcicula hebardi small cricket nymph - Falcicula hebardi small cricket nymph - Falcicula hebardi
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Gryllidea (Crickets)
Family Gryllidae (True Crickets)
Subfamily Trigonidiinae (Winged Bush Crickets, Trigs)
Genus Falcicula
Species hebardi (Hebard's Trig)
Other Common Names
Hebard's Bush Cricket
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Falcicula hebardi Rehn, 1903

Type locality: Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville
Only species in the genus
No tympanum on foretibia; male stridulatory area poorly developed; length of male less than 4 mm (smaller than any Anaxipha).

"The immature individuals are considerably darker and more wine-colored than the adults, and are longitudinally striped with dark brown..." (Rehn and Hebard 1905)
TX-FL, north to NJ and OH
"...restricted to colonies among the wire-grass of the pine woods..." (Rehn and Hebard 1905)
Males stridulate weakly during courtship but make no calling song (Spooner 1972).