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Sonogram of Club-legged Grasshopper stridulation

Val d'Isère, Alps, France  45° 26' 22.5" N  07° 00' 42.4" E 11 August 2019

Song/stridulation from a male in alpine grassland at 2527 metres.

A fairly loud, continuous ticking (6 elements/sec at ~20°C) repeated in long bursts of up to 20 seconds. Begins quietly, increasing in volume.

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Club-legged Grasshopper (Gomphocerus sibiricus) © Fraser Simpson

 

 Club-legged Grasshopper (Gomphocerus sibiricus) © Fraser Simpson

Brown and green colour polymorphism in two male Club-legged Grasshoppers showing charateristic enlarged anterior tibia

 

 


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