Definition of Oecanthus
1. Noun. Tree crickets.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Gryllidae, Gryllidae
Member holonyms: Tree Cricket
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oecanthus
Literary usage of Oecanthus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1912)
"However unfavorable the conditions may be, oecanthus niveus does not forsake its intermittent trilling habit, nor does the prolonged trill of oecanthus ..."
2. Psyche by Cambridge Entomological Club (1893)
"Abundant throughout the Slate troni There are five species of oecanthus in Illinois which are very widely ... Two of these, oecanthus fasciatus Fitch and ..."
3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"In this type of development we must also include one of the Gryllidae, oecanthus, although by so doing we place this form in opposition to the other ..."
4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1885)
"oecanthus. Dear Sir: Referring to the genus oecanthus, I have onK' - "ble to find in the works of several authors O. niveus as damaging fruit, etc. ..."
5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1858)
"... in the yard attached to his residence, he for the first time had the opportunity of observing the male Tree- cricket, oecanthus, while chirping. ..."