genus Oecanthus


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Noun1.genus Oecanthus - tree cricketsgenus Oecanthus - tree crickets        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
tree cricket - pale arboreal American cricket noted for loud stridulation
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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).
The genus Oecanthus currently contains 64 species (Eades et al.
Of the 292 prey, 287 were tree crickets of genus Oecanthus, of which 90.2% were adults.