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tree crickets post-mating - Oecanthus nigricornis - male - female

tree crickets post-mating - Oecanthus nigricornis - Male Female
Port Franks Forested Dunes, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
September 26, 2004
on raspberry leaf; the male raises his wings to expose his metanotal glands (or "honey pots"), and the female feeds on the secretions of these glands after receiving the male's spermatophore (the small whitish ball visible under the tip of the female's abdomen)

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tree crickets post-mating - Oecanthus nigricornis - male - female tree crickets post-mating - Oecanthus nigricornis - male - female

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