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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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KEY to Oecanthinae by Henri de Saussure - published in 1877   www.archive.org


Description of O. niveus by Charles DeGeer - published in 1783                        www.biodiversitylibrary.org

Description of O. nigricornis and O. varicornis by Francis A. Walker - published in 1869       www.archive.org

Description of O. latipennis by Charles Valentine Riley - published in 1881       www.biodiversitylibrary.org

Description of O. pini and O. quadripunctatus by William A. Beutenmuller - published in 1894       http://digitallibrary.amnh.org

Description of O. forbesi by E. S. G. Titus -  published in 1903
 
http://direct.biostor.org/reference/71593          

Description of O. rileyi by Charles F. Baker - published in 1903                      www.archive.org

Description of O. exclamationis by William T. Davis - published in 1907       www.biodiversitylibrary.org

Description of O. leptogrammus and O. fultoni by Thomas J. Walker published in 1962         http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/Walker/buzz/s576lw62.pdf           

Description of O. celerinictus and O. laricis by Thomas J. Walker -  published in 1963    http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/Walker/buzz/s576lw63.pdf      

Description of O. alexanderi by Thomas J. Walker - published in 2010
 http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/walker/buzz/s576lwc10.pdf

Description of O. walkeri by Nancy Collins & Laurel Symes in 2012  
http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/walker/buzz/574lcs12.pdf

Description of O. texensis by Laurel Symes and Nancy Collins in 2013
http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/walker/buzz/s576lsc13.pdf


Displays species, labels and sounds -   www.biologie.uni-ulm.de


Orthoptera Species File - Taxonomic database of the world's Orthopterans   http://orthoptera.speciesfile.org/Common/basic/Taxa.aspx?TaxonNameID=9801



Macaulay library of sound recordings --

http://macaulaylibrary.org/search?media_collection=1&taxon_id=10591191&taxon_rank_id=62&q=Oecanthus
http://macaulaylibrary.org/search?media_collection=1&taxon_id=10591218&taxon_rank_id=62&q=Neoxabea



National Public Radio -- piece about tree cricket songs  http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113435034


Eastern Washington Insects  http://www.bentler.us/eastern-washington/insects/tree-crickets.aspx


The Marvelous in Nature   http://themarvelousinnature.wordpress.com/2009/08/12/tay-meadows-tidbit-tree-cricket/


Waynes Word -- page about tree crickets   http://waynesword.palomar.edu/redmit5b.htm


Global Biodiversity Information Facility  --list of species       http://data.gbif.org/search/taxa/oecanthus 



Four highly recommended resources:     

Singing Insects of North America  ( SINA )


BugGuide  (Tree Crickets info page)

 

1915 article by Bentley B. Fulton (Covers basics)http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/Walker/buzz/s576lf15.pdf   From the SINA website