black-horned tree cricket
Oecanthus nigricornis F. Walker 1869

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15 s of calling song [1.32MB]; male from Saratoga Co., N. Y.; 25.6C. (WTL589-18)
6 s of calling song [261KB]; same as above but truncated and downsampled.


Sound spectrogram of 2 s of calling at 25.6°C (from WTL589-18). Dominant frequency 4.2 kHz.
Click on spectrogram to hear graphed song.


Identification:  Length 14–18 mm.

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Song data:  Excel worksheet and chart (from spectrographic analyses).

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More information:  genus Oecanthus, subfamily Oecanthinae.

References and Links:  Fulton 1915, 1926a; Sismondo 1979; Walker 1963; Walker & Gurney 1967. Collins 2010-date.

Nomenclature:  OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)