Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Neoxabea bipunctata (De Geer, 1773) - Two-Spotted Tree Cricket



Female

Female

Nymph
Taxonomy
Family: Gryllidae Subfamily: Oecanthinae Tribe: Xabeini
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google Images, GBIFSINA 601a.htm                                                                                  
Singing Behavior: Songs consist of low pitched, very fast trills that are broken at irregular intervals. The pulse rate at 80 F is 121 based on a regression line calculated by Walker (1962) and the dominant frequency is around 3.4 kHz.
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Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Image Gallery for Neoxabea bipunctata - Two-Spotted Tree Cricket

Recorded by: John Petranka
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: Male; probabley teneral
Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall and Bo Sullivan
Ashe Co.
Comment: Recorded at 21:35, ~70 F. 80 pulses/sec.
Recorded by: Mark Shields
Onslow Co.
Comment: Nymph
Recorded by: B. Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Ashe Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
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