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Description by Charles Riley

This video of a singing male Oecanthus latipennis was taken in August 2012 at the Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit, Missouri  (SW of St. Louis).  Broad-winged tree crickets are abundant in the reserve. 
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This is a female in the last stage of development before molting into an adult.

Here is the same female after molting into the adult stage.