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Western tree cricket -  O. californicus

   Described and named by Saussure in 1874

Western tree crickets have three color patterns:  pale (green); pictipennis (similar to pine) and the pale brown form as seen here.

Western tree cricket.  [Note: Videos will not play with Microsoft Edge]

This is the pale green form.


This is another view of the pale green form of O. californicus.  This individual was found on a juniper tree in Arizona.

Here is a view of the antennae.