Anabrus simplex


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Noun1.Anabrus simplex - large dark wingless cricket-like katydid of arid parts of western United StatesAnabrus simplex - large dark wingless cricket-like katydid of arid parts of western United States
katydid - large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings
Anabrus, genus Anabrus - a genus of Tettigoniidae
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La-Rivers (1944) also used air-plane dusting to control Anabrus simplex. Mitchener (1951) tried emulsifiable formulations of aldrin and dieldrin against Camnula pellucida and Melanoplus sp.
In the katydids Anabrus simplex and Kawanaphila nartee, a reduction in food availability causes both a decrease in the number of males that are able to produce high quality spermatophylax meals (Gwynne & Simmons 1990; Gwynne 1993, 2001), and an increase in hungry females looking for these mating meals.
In contrast, the Green and Yampa Rivers, Colorado and Utah, experience multiple mass migrations of Morman crickets (Anabrus simplex) which swim across stream surfaces and are eaten by 11 fish species in that assemblage and represents a temporally available, plentiful, terrestrial, food source (Tyus and Minckley, 1988).