Western tree cricket - Oecanthus 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.
Below is the pictipennis form.
This adult male was found in New Mexico.
Note the rich rust staining on the wings.