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Species Hapithus agitator - Restless Bush Cricket

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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 Hapithus (Flightless Bush Crickets)
Species agitator (Restless Bush Cricket)
Explanation of Names
Hapithus agitator Uhler 1864
9-14 mm
Forewings cover 3/4 or more of abdomen, see diagram at SINA.

Det. D. J. Ferguson, 2010
e. US (c.TX-FL-NY-KS) - Map (SINA)
Bushes and grasses in moist wooded areas and roadsides.
mostly: Aug-Oct (BG data)
Plant matter such as citrus foliage and fruits.
Females sometimes eat the male's forewings during copulation.
See Also
Other members of this genus
Loud-singing bush crickets, genus Orocharis
Print References
Capinera, p. 203, plate 45 (1)
Helfer, p. 334--description (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide To Grasshoppers, Katydids, And Crickets Of The United States
John L. Capinera, Ralph D. Scott, Thomas J. Walker. 2004. Cornell University Press.
2.How to Know the Grasshoppers, Cockroaches, and Their Allies
Jacques R. Helfer. 1962. Wm. C. Brown Company.