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arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
tree cricket - pale arboreal American cricket noted for loud stridulation
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Bell PD (1980) Multimodal communication by the black-horned tree cricket, Oecanthus nigricornis (Walker) (Orthoptera: Gryllidae).
Presumably, carrying larger loads should lead to greater costs; in crickets (Oecanthus nigricornis), females carrying larger egg loads have decreased mobility and are more susceptible to predation (Ercit et al., 2014).
Author's note: A bit of internet research helped us identify our perpetrator as a male tree cricket, a hard-to-see, but vociferous member of the family Gryllidae (true crickets), subfamily Oecanthinae (tree crickets), and genus Oecanthus (common tree crickets).
A species from southern India called Oecanthus henryi, for example, produces high-pitched sounds at warmer temperatures.
The vast majority of prey were adult tree crickets (Gryllidae: Oecanthinae; Oecanthus), although nymphal tree crickets and katydids (Tettigoniidae: Conocephalinae) also occurred among provisions.
This increase in the number of forbivorous species was mostly the result of (1) a greater regularity of occurrence of Melanoplus angustipennis and Melanoplus femurrubrum in the grass-forb [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] mixtures and (2) the occurrences of Amblycorpha uhleri and Oecanthus latipennis only in the grass-forb mixtures.
With these caveats in mind, we tested for female choice for phenotypic indicators of mate quality in the song of male black-horned tree crickets, Oecanthus nigricornis.
(2009) recognized and mapped the rare and endangered silver-bell cricket Oecanthus dulcisonans Gorochov, 1993 by its song.
Oecanthidae Oecanthus longicauda Matsumura Tettigoniidae Homorocoryphus jezoensis (Matsumura et Shiraki) Confirmed Host Species feeding (a) range (b) P.
Brown WD (1997) Female re-mating and the intensity of female choice in black-horned tree crickets, Oecanthus nigricornis.
In the late 1800's, research provided evidence that chirp rate increased with temperature in Oecanthus species (Dolbear 1897, Bessey & Bessey 1898) and continued work with this and other genera has complimented these early findings (Pires & Hoy 1992, Jang & Gerhardt 2007, Walker & Collins 2010).
This article describes and names a new species of Oecanthus Serville, 1831 from the western United States.