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Thin-lined Tree Cricket (Oecanthus leptogrammus)

Identification: Length 15–18 mm. Black mark on first antennal segment straight and very thin.

Habitat: Broad-leaved trees and shrubs.

Season: Near Brownsville, Texas, adults have been collected as early as May and as late as November.

Song: Not recorded; described as similar to song of narrow-winged tree cricket.

Similar species: None.

Remarks: This species is widely distributed in Mexico and Central America.

More information: genus Oecanthus, subfamily Oecanthinae.

References: Walker 1962, 1967; Walker & Gurney 1967.

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Source: Singing Insects of North America

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