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 Jamaican Field Cricket  Gryllus assimilis/jamaicensis


 

Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis)  Fraser Simpson

male Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis) singing, captive reared stock, Oct 2021

 

 

Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis)  Fraser Simpson

female Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis), captive reared stock, Oct 2021

 

 

Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis)  Fraser Simpson

final instar nymph Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis), captive reared stock, Oct 2021

 

 

Sonogram of Jamaican Field Cricket stridulation

Indoor recording in terrarium  11 October 2021  01:30

Sonogram of calling song/stridulation from two captive bred field crickets, either Gryllus assimilis or G. jamaicensis (latter seems more likely based on dominant frequency of 4.6 to 5.6 kHz). Sold as 'Silent Cricket'.

Each chirp composed of 2-6 pulses. Recorded at 20.7C ambient room temperature.

[File name: jamaicanfieldcricket118005ecut] Click here for the MP3 file


     

 

Oscillogram of Jamaican Field Cricket stridulation

Indoor recording in terrarium  11 October 2021  01:30

Oscillogram of calling song/stridulation chirps.

 

Oscillogram of Jamaican Field Cricket stridulation

Indoor recording in terrarium  11 October 2021  01:30

Oscillogram of a single chirp composed of five pulses.

 

 

 

 

Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis)  Fraser Simpson

female Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis) singing, captive reared stock, Oct 2021

 

 

Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis)  Fraser Simpson

male Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis), captive reared stock, Oct 2021

 

 

 

 

 


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