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Species Gryllus thinos - Texas beach field cricket

Gryllus thinos - male Gryllus thinos - male Gryllus thinos - male
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 Gryllinae (Field Crickets)
Genus Gryllus (Field Crickets)
Species thinos (Texas beach field cricket)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gryllus thinos Weissman & Gray 2019
Explanation of Names
“thinos” is Greek for beach, shore, or strand in recognition of where this cricket occurs
Range
Restricted to Texas Gulf coast and up to 8 km inland
Habitat
Almost always on sandy substrate in open, low rolling coastal dunes
See Also
The only other Gryllus known from sandy habitats along the south TX coast is G. firmus
Print References
Weissman, D. B., & Gray, D. A. (2019). Crickets of the genus Gryllus in the United States (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Gryllinae). Zootaxa, 4705(1), 1-277.
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