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This species has now been officially described in the December 2013 edition of the Journal of Orthoptera Research.  The common name is: "Texas tree cricket" - also see the SINA website. Dr. Thomas J. Walker discovered this species in Texas in 1959.


Similar in appearance to Western tree cricket - however, the colors on the head are distinctly softer.

The female has muted colors on her head and a soft green color overall.




































This species' antennae are similar in appearance to Different-horned tree cricket and Western tree cricket.


This pair have an overall soft green color, with pink on their heads -- and richly colored antennae.

Singing male Texas tree cricket.  [Note: Videos will not play with Microsoft Edge.]