DeGeer originally named this species "Gryllusniveus" -- but in or before 1888, it was determined to be a member of the Oecanthus genus.
The tree cricket is just barely visible at the bottom of the leaves in the center of the screen -- however, his song is loud and clear. Narrow-winged tree crickets sing in short bursts of trills with short pauses of silence between bursts. [Note: Videos will not play with Microsoft Edge]
This tree cricket was hanging upside down while singing -- a common position for O. niveus.
Side-by-side male and female Narrow-winged tree crickets. The male has paddle-shaped wings; the female's wings wrap around the side of her body.