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 Dark Bush-cricket  Pholidoptera griseoaptera


 

Sonogram of Dark Bush-cricket stridulation

Rainham-Purfleet NCN Route 136, Essex, England  51 29' 38.05" N   0 12' 23.76" E  1 August 2018

Song/stridulation from a male in long grass bordered by Hawthorn/Blackthorn/Gorse scrub.

A fairly loud, short (<0.1 sec) zirt repeated every 1-2 seconds.

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Sonogram of Dark Bush-cricket stridulation

Rainham Marshes foreshore, Essex, England  51 29' 11.7" N   00 13' 31.9" E  29 September 2018

Calls/stridulation from two males during an aggressive encounter.

Usual single zirts (song) followed by rapid buzzes of up to 25 elements.

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