Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Oecanthus texensis - Texas Tree Cricket

Mating pair of Texas tree crickets - Oecanthus texensis - male - female Male Texas tree cricket - Oecanthus texensis - male Instar of Texas tree cricket - Oecanthus texensis - female Instar of Texas tree cricket - Oecanthus texensis - male Immature form of some Katydid? - Oecanthus texensis - male Oecanthus - Oecanthus texensis - male Oecanthus ? - Oecanthus texensis - male Oecanthus - Oecanthus texensis - female
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 Oecanthinae (Tree Crickets)
Genus Oecanthus (Common Tree Crickets)
No Taxon (Varicornis Group)
Species texensis (Texas Tree Cricket)
Range
Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona and Idaho.
Life Cycle
Two generations per year in southernmost locations of range.
Remarks
This document is offered as a learning tool for determining ID via male's song pulses per second. These are most accurate if a thermometer is placed as close as possible to the perch area of the singing male.

O. texensis

O. californicus
See Also
O. varicornis and O. californicus