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Species Orocharis saltator - Jumping Bush Cricket

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Classification
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 Hapithinae (Bush Crickets)
Genus Orocharis (Loud-singing Bush Crickets)
Species saltator (Jumping Bush Cricket)
Explanation of Names
"saltate" - to jump
Size
15-20 mm
Range
Continental US, native.
Most of eastern U.S., west to Texas and north to NJ (1)
BugGuide records extend this range to Massachusetts.
Habitat
Broadleaved trees; occasionally in herbaceous undergrowth, shrubs, and pine trees. Often heard calling from trees and shrubs in urban areas (2)
Season
August–October (Ind.), July–December (La.) Throughout its distribution the jumping bush cricket apparently has but one generation a year and overwinters as eggs.
Works Cited
1.Singing Insects of North America
2.Guide to Night-Singing Insects of the Northeast
Michael DiGiorgio & John Himmelman. 2009. Stackpole Books.