Definition of Tree cricket
1. Noun. Pale arboreal American cricket noted for loud stridulation.
Group relationships: Genus Oecanthus, Oecanthus
Specialized synonyms: Oecanthus Fultoni, Snowy Tree Cricket
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Literary usage of Tree cricket
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1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"232. — Song of the field cricket. (After Scudder.) Perhaps the commonest night song, however, is that of the snowy tree cricket ..."
2. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"The snowy tree-cricket, like its relatives, spends much time at its toilet. ... But when cleaning its front feet, the snowy tree-cricket puts on airs; ..."
3. Annual Report by State Entomologist of Indiana (1916)
"The first of these is the snowy tree-cricket, which deposits its eggs singly "at the ... The four-spotted tree-cricket, though sometimes found in raspberry ..."
4. Manual of Fruit Insects by Mark Vernon Slingerland, Cyrus Richard Crosby (1914)
"No satisfactory method of controlling negro bugs on berries has yet been devised. THE TREE-CRICKET ..."
5. Injurious Insects of the Farm and Garden by Mary Treat (1882)
"The Snowy Tree-Cricket, fig. 134, prefers the canes of the Raspberry for its ... EGGS OF and fruit, working at night when per- SNOWY TREE-CRICKET. fectly ..."