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Key to ID of U.S. Species
Alexander's -- alexanderi
Black-horned -- nigricornis
Broad-winged -- latipennis
Davis' -- exclamationis
Different-horned -- varicornis
Fast-calling -- celerinictus
Forbes' -- forbesi
Four-spotted -- quadripuinctatus
Narrow-winged -- niveus
Pine -- pini
Prairie -- argentinus
Riley's -- rileyi
Snowy -- fultoni
Tamarack -- laricis
Texas -- texensis
Thin-lined -- leptogrammus
Walker's -- walkeri
Western -- californicus
Two-spotted - N. bipunctata
Allard's (tropical)
Nicaraguan Oecanthus x3
Nicaragua Neoxabea x2
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IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTORS TO THE STUDY OF OECANTHINES:

Charles DeGeer  1720 - 1778    

Francis Walker (1809 - 1874) -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Walker_(entomologist)

Willis S. Blatchley   1859 - 1940   

Bentley Ball Fulton   1889 - 1960   (from American Entomologists, by Arnold Mallis)


 


Dr. Richard D. Alexander  - Professor Emeritus,  University of Michigan - Museum of Zoology


Dr. Thomas J. Walker - Professor Emeritus, University of Florida - Gainesville


Dr. Daniel Otte -    The Academy of Natural Sciences  --  Curator and Chairman, Department of Entomology    


IMPORTANT RESEARCHERS USING TREE CRICKETS IN THEIR STUDIES.

Dr. Natasha Mhatre, University of Toronto - Research frequently includes tree crickets.  https://www.natashamhatre.net/


Dr. Laurel Symes, Dartmouth College - Research frequently includes tree crickets.   http://www.laurelsymes.com/


Dr. Rohini Balakrishnan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India - Research frequently includes tree crickets.  http://ces.iisc.ernet.in/new/?q=user/23


USEFUL SITES:


Subfamily Oecanthinae    SINA - Singing Insects of North America -- Tree Crickets

Orthoptera Species File

BugGuide -- Info page for Tree Crickets

1915 article by Bentley B. Fulton  (Detailed info about Tree Crickets)

1962 article by Thomas J. Walker  (Neoxabea Genus and Oecanthus varicornis and niveus groups)

1963 article by Thomas J. Walker  (Oecanthus nigricornis group)


BLOGS WHICH APPRECIATE TREE CRICKETS

Listening in Nature

http://listeninginnature.blogspot.com/


Nature Inquiries

https://natureinquiries.wordpress.com/


FACEBOOK:  TREE CRICKET APPRECIATION GROUP

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