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Systematics and acoustics of North American Anaxipha (Gryllidae: Trigonidiinae)
By Thomas J. Walker and David H. Funk
Journal of Orthoptera Research 23(1): 1-38., 2014

A simplification of Hubbell's method for trapping and preserving specimens of Ceuthophilus (Orthoptera, Gryllacrididae)
By J. R. Beaudry
The Canadian Entomologist, Vol. 86, Issue 3, 121–122 , 1954
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The author provides instructions for baiting a pitfall trap for Ceuthophilus spp. which is less messy than that described by Hubbel (1), who partially fills the jar with molasses. A dilute molasses solution is instead swirled onto the inner surface of a jar, with the excess liquid. The sticky film on the glass is then allowed to dry with the jar rolled on its side periodically.

I have used this method to good effect near the exit of rain water drainage pipes that drain into ditches and ponds and such. A modern tip is to dry the film in a microwave oven, opening it periodically to rotate.

Phylogeography of cave crickets (Ceuthophilus spp.) in central Texas ...
By S. J. Taylor, J. D. Weckstein, D. M. Takiya, J. K. Krejca, J. D. Murdoch, G. Veni, K. P. Johnson, and James R. Reddell
Illinois Natural History Survey Technical Report 2007 (58), Nov. 30, 2007
S. J. Taylor, J. D. Weckstein, D. M. Takiya, J. K. Krejca, J. D. Murdoch, G. Veni, K. P. Johnson, and James R. Reddell, Phylogeography of cave crickets (Ceuthophilus spp.) in central Texas: A keystone taxon for the conservation and management of federally listed endangered cave arthropods, Illinois Natural History Survey Technical Report 2007 (58), Nov. 30, 2007.

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Final Report, as required by The Endangered Species Program, Texas, Grant No. E-60 Endangered and Threatened Species Conservation. Prepared by Steve Taylor.

A monographic revision of the genus Ceuthophilus (Orthoptera, Gryllacrididae, Rhaphidophorinae)
By T. H. Hubbell
University of Florida Publication, Biological Series, Vol. II, No.1, pages 1-551, 38 plates, 1936

Crickets of the genus Gryllus in the United States (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Gryllinae)
By DAVID B. WEISSMAN, DAVID A. GRAY
Magnolia Press, 2019
Zootaxa Vol. 4705, No. 1

Gryllus field and wood crickets of the United States, mostly west of the Mississippi River, are reviewed and revised.”

Phymonotus jacintotopos: A new genus and species of shield-backed katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Tettigoniinae: Nedubini...
By Lightfoot D.C., Weissman D.B., Ueshima N.
Zootaxa 2937: 49-65, 2011
Full title: Phymonotus jacintotopos: A new genus and species of shield-backed katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Tettigoniinae: Nedubini) from the San Jacinto Mountains of California, USA

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A revision of the shield-back katydid genus Neduba (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Tettigoniinae: Nedubini)
By Jeffrey A. Cole, et al.
Zootaxa, 2021
A revision of the shield-back katydid genus Neduba (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Tettigoniinae: Nedubini)

JEFFREY A. COLE, DAVID B. WEISSMAN, DAVID C. LIGHTFOOT, NORIHIRO UESHIMA5, ELŻBIETA WARCHAŁOWSKA-ŚLIWA, ANNA MARYAŃSKA-NADACHOWSKA & WILL CHATFIELD-TAYLOR

Abstract: The Nearctic shield-back katydid genus Neduba is revised. Species boundaries were demarcated by molecular phylogenetic analysis, morphology, quantitative analysis of calling songs, and karyotypes. Nine previously described species are redescribed: N. carinata, N. castanea, N. convexa, N. diabolica, N. extincta, N. macneilli, N. propsti, N. sierranus, and N. steindachneri, and twelve new species are described: N. ambagiosa sp. n., N. arborea sp. n., N. cascadia sp. n., N. duplocantans sp. n., N. inversa sp. n., N. longiplutea sp. n., N. lucubrata sp. n., N. oblongata sp. n., N. prorocantans sp. n., N. radicata sp. n., N. radocantans sp. n., and N. sequoia sp. n. We chose a lectotype for N. steindachneri and transferred N. picturata from a junior synonym of N. diabolica to a junior synonym of N. steindachneri. Diversification in this relict group reflects cycles of allopatric isolation and secondary contact amidst the tumultuous, evolving geography of western North America. The taxonomy and phylogenies presented in this revision lay the groundwork for studies of speciation, biogeography, hybrid zones, and behavioral evolution. Given that one Neduba species is already extinct from human environmental disturbance, we suggest conservation priorities for the genus.

The rotundifolia complex of the genus Amblycorypha (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): songs reveal new species
By Walker T.J., Forrest T.G., Spooner J.D.
Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 96: 433-447, 2003

 
 
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