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

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Oecanthus texensis - Texas Tree Cricket

Instar of Texas tree cricket - Oecanthus texensis - female Oecanthus - Oecanthus texensis - male Oecanthus ? - Oecanthus texensis - male Oecanthus - Oecanthus texensis - female Oecanthus texensis - female Male, Oecanthus californicus? - Oecanthus texensis - male Male, Oecanthus californicus? - Oecanthus texensis - male Oecanthus texensis - 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 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