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pine tree cricket? - Oecanthus pini - male

pine tree cricket? - Oecanthus pini - Male
Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
September 26, 2016
This is the cricket that was a few inches below the one in

Yes, most likely Pine tree cricket
Even though they prefer conifers, they are found on other vegetation.

This male is interesting in that he is particularly dark. Given your location of Michigan, I might have considered Tamarack tree cricket. But given he was pursuing an obvious Pine tree cricket female, I think it's safe to say this is a dark colored male Pine tree cricket.

Pine tree crickets are highly variable in the degree of rust color. There are extremely dark, almost black, pine tree crickets found in Colorado.

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