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Family Gryllidae - True Crickets

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 Gryllinae - Field Crickets
Genus Acheta
Species domesticus - House Cricket
Genus Anurogryllus - Short-tailed Crickets
Species arboreus - Common Short-tailed Cricket
Species celerinictus - Indies short-tailed cricket
Genus Gryllita
Species arizonae - Arizona Cricket
Genus Gryllodes
Species sigillatus - Tropical House Cricket
Genus Gryllus - Field Crickets
Species alogus - Damp-loving Field Cricket
Species assimilis - Jamaican Field Cricket
Species brevicaudus - Short-tailed Field Cricket
Species cayensis - Keys Wood Cricket
Species firmus - Sand Field Cricket
Species fultoni - Southern Wood Cricket
Species integer - Western Trilling Cricket
Species lineaticeps - Variable Field Cricket
Species longicercus - Long Cercus Field Cricket
Species montis - mountain wood cricket
Species multipulsator - Long-chirp Field Cricket
Species ovisopis - Taciturn Wood Cricket
Species pennsylvanicus - Fall Field Cricket
Species personatus - Badlands Cricket
Species rubens - Eastern Trilling Cricket
Species saxatilis - western rock-loving field cricket
Species texensis - Texas Trilling Cricket
Species thinos - Texas beach field cricket
Species veletis - Spring Field Cricket
Species vernalis - Northern Wood Cricket
Species vocalis - Vocal Field Cricket
No Taxon ?unnamed species
Genus Miogryllus - Striped Crickets
Species lineatus - Western Striped Cricket
Species saussurei - Eastern Striped Cricket
Genus Velarifictorus
Species micado - Japanese Burrowing Cricket
Subfamily Hapithinae - Bush Crickets
Genus Antillicharis
Species oriobates - Indies bush cricket
Genus Hapithus - Flightless Bush Crickets
Species agitator - Restless Bush Cricket
Species brevipennis - Short-winged Bush Cricket
Genus Orocharis - Loud-singing Bush Crickets
Species luteolira - False Jumping Bush Cricket
Species saltator - Jumping Bush Cricket
Species undetermined - lychee bush cricket
Genus Tafalisca - Silent Bush Crickets
Species eleuthera - Silent Bush Cricket
Subfamily Nemobiinae - Ground Crickets
Genus Allonemobius - Robust Ground Crickets
Species allardi - Allard’s Ground Cricket
Species fasciatus - Striped Ground Cricket
Species griseus - Gray Ground Cricket
Species maculatus - Spotted Ground Cricket
Species socius - Southern Ground Cricket
Species sparsalus - salt-marsh ground cricket
Species tinnulus - Tinkling Ground Cricket
Genus Eunemobius - Even-spurred Ground Crickets
Species melodius - melodious ground cricket
Species carolinus - Carolina Ground Cricket
Genus Hygronemobius
Species alleni - mangrove ground cricket
Genus Nemobius
Species sylvestris - Wood Cricket
Genus Neonemobius - Small Ground Crickets
Species cubensis - Cuban Ground Cricket
Species eurynotus - California ground cricket
Species mormonius - Mormon Ground Cricket
Species near-to-mormonius - Collared Ground Cricket
Species palustris - Sphagnum Ground Cricket
Species variegatus - Variegated Ground Cricket
Genus Pictonemobius - Bar-Faced Ground Crickets
Subfamily Oecanthinae - Tree Crickets
Genus Neoxabea - Smooth-legged Tree Crickets
Species bipunctata - Two-spotted Tree Cricket
Genus Oecanthus - Common Tree Crickets
No Taxon Nigricornis Group
Species argentinus - Prairie Tree Cricket
Species beameri - White Sands Tree Cricket
Species celerinictus - Fast-calling Tree Cricket
Species forbesi - Forbes' Tree Cricket
Species laricis - Tamarack Tree Cricket
Species nigricornis - Black-horned Tree Cricket
Species pini - Pine Tree Cricket
Species quadripunctatus - Four-spotted Tree Cricket
Species salvii - Sage Tree Cricket
Species walkeri - Walker's Tree Cricket
No Taxon forbesi vs nigricornis
No Taxon Niveus Group
Species exclamationis - Davis' Tree Cricket
Species niveus - Narrow-winged Tree Cricket
No Taxon Rileyi Group
Species alexanderi - Alexander's Tree Cricket
Species fultoni - Snowy Tree Cricket
Species rileyi - Riley's Tree Cricket
No Taxon Varicornis Group
Species californicus - Western Tree Cricket
No Taxon californicus - brown form
No Taxon californicus - pale form
Subspecies pictipennis - Oecanthus californicus pictipennis
Species latipennis - Broad-winged Tree Cricket
Species major - great tree cricket
Species texensis - Texas Tree Cricket
Species varicornis - Different-horned Tree Cricket
No Taxon unidentified nymphs, eggs or oviposited twigs
No Taxon Undetermined species - special interest
Subfamily Pentacentrinae - Anomalous Crickets
Genus Trigonidomimus
Species belfragei - Belfrage's cricket