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European Tree-cricket  Oecanthus pellucens


 

European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens)  Fraser Simpson

male European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

 

European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens)  Fraser Simpson

female European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

 

 

 

Sonogram of European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) stridulation [treecricket112899ecut]

Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, England  51 06' 02" N  001 14' 00" E  7 October 2023 19:20h

Calling song/stridulation from a male European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) in calcareous grassland dominated by Rock Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) at base of limestone cliffs. Repeated melodic echemes composed of 8-21 syllables (0.29-0.72 sec) repeated around 60 times per minute at 22C. Carrier wave frequency at 2.6 kHz. Over 50 males singing along one small stretch of coastline here.

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Oscillogram of European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) stridulation [treecricket112899ecut]

Oscillogram of European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) stridulation [treecricket112899ecut]

Oscillogram of European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) stridulation [treecricket112899ecut]

Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, England  51 06' 02" N  001 14' 00" E  7 October 2023 19:20h

Calling song/stridulation from a male European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) in calcareous grassland dominated by Rock Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) at base of limestone cliffs.

 

 

 

European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens) habitat, Capel-le-Ferne, Kent  Fraser Simpson

Habitat of European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

 

 

European Tree-cricket (Oecanthus pellucens)

Female feeding on pear.

 

 

 

 

 


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