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Photo#4846
Orthopteran nymph - Oecanthus niveus

Orthopteran nymph - Oecanthus niveus
Springfield, Virginia, USA
July 13, 2004
This is certainly a nymph, but of what I don't know. It could be a type of katydid, but it also resembles a tree cricket. It was found on a leaf on an apple tree. Any help in identifying is appreciated.

Moved
Moved from Oecanthus.

 
This photo is being used on the Oecanthinae Info page.
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Narrow-winged male instar
This is actually a 3d or 4th stage instar -- as evidenced by the wings development. It is a male due to a lack of an ovipositor. It is a Narrow-winged because of the antennal markings. If it were a Snowy TC, the black marks would be frank dots, as opposed to these more linear looking markings. Additionally, there is a 'hint' of a J appearance in the lower marks. Note the pale antennae and limbs.

Tree cricket nymph
This is a tree cricket nymph, genus Oecanthus. You can identify some tree crickets by the pattern of spots on the scape and first segment of the antenna. You can make out a couple of marks on the antennae of this specimen, but not well enough to get to species. Lovely photo, though:-)

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