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 Common Green Grasshopper  Omocestus viridulus


 

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)  Fraser Simpson

male Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus), Townholm, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire (VC75), Scotland, Aug 2022

 

 

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)  Fraser Simpson

female Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus), Laigh Milton Mill, Ayrshire, Scotland, Aug 2023

 

 

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)  Fraser Simpson

male Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus), Brundeholme Wood, Cumbria, England, Jun 2021

 

 

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)  Fraser Simpson

female Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus), Laigh Milton Mill, Ayrshire, Scotland, Aug 2023

 

 

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)  Fraser Simpson

nymph of Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus), Brundeholme Wood, Cumbria, England, Jun 2021

 

 

 

Sonogram of Common Green Grasshopper stridulation

Knockentiber-Springside disused railway line, Ayrshire, Scotland  55 37' 27.8" N  04 32' 43.2" W  30 Jun 2018

Calling song/stridulation from a male Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus) in long grassland along the course of a former railway line.

A series of high-pitched clicks (~19/sec), begining quietly then increasing in volume, in long bursts of up to 20 seconds.

[File name: commongreengrasshopper115044e] Click here for the MP3 file


     

 

Oscillogram of Common Green Grasshopper stridulation

Oscillogram of Common Green Grasshopper stridulation

Oscillogram of Common Green Grasshopper stridulation

Knockentiber-Springside disused railway line, Ayrshire, Scotland  55 37' 27.8" N  04 32' 43.2" W  30 Jun 2018

Oscillogram of calling song/stridulation from a male Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus) in long grassland along the course of a former railway line.

 

 

Sonogram of Common Green Grasshopper stridulation

Indoor recording in terrarium  22 June 2021

Calling song/stridulation from a single captive male Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus) in a terrarium in presence of two females.

A series of high-pitched clicks (~10/sec), begining quietly then increasing in volume, in very long bursts of up to two minutes (at 22.5C ambient room temp, no heat lamp or direct sun).

[File name: commongreengrasshopper117974cut2] Click here for the MP3 file


     

 

Common Green Grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus)

 

 

 

 


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