Identification: Length 15–18 mm. Black mark on first antennal segment straight and very thin.
Habitat: Broad-leaved trees and shrubs.
Season: Near Brownsville, Texas, adults have been collected as early as May and as late as November.
Song: Not recorded; described as similar to song of narrow-winged tree cricket.
Similar species: None.
Remarks: This species is widely distributed in Mexico and Central America.
More information: genus Oecanthus, subfamily Oecanthinae.
References: Walker 1962, 1967; Walker & Gurney 1967.
Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online).