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Jamaicana flava (Caudell, 1913)

Taxonomy: Orthoptera>>Ensifera>>Tettigonioidea>>Tettigoniidae>>Pseudophyllinae

Status: Occasional casual introduction.

Description: A sturdy bush cricket with powerful, strongly spined hind legs. Dull brown in colour, with a darker upper side of the pronotum.

Size: 30 – 50 mm

Wings: Fully winged.

Stridulation: Yes.

Habitat: Native to Jamaica, the species has been imported occasionally, but has not become established.

Phenology: Imports may occur all year round.

Distribution: This species is not present in the National Biodiversity Network Database currently (October 2008).