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 Meadow Grasshopper  Chorthippus parallelus


 

Sonogram of Meadow Grasshopper 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 short rattle composed of up to 14 elements in bursts up to 1.6 sec (at 25C), begining quietly and quickly increasing in volume, before ending abruptly.

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    Meadow Grasshopper

     

 


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