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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.

[File name: meadowgrasshopper115130ecut] Click here for the MP3 file

    Meadow Grasshopper - change your settings to allow Flash to play the mp3 file

     

 

Sonogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation

Rainham-Purfleet NCN Route 136, Essex, England  51 29' 38.05" N   0 12' 23.76" E  30 August 2018

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

A short rattle composed of up to 17 elements in bursts up to 3.0 sec (at 17C), begining quietly and quickly increasing in volume, before ending abruptly. Compare the speed of this individual at lower temperature with the above at higher temperature on 1 Aug 2018.

[File name: meadowgrasshopper115175e] Click here for the MP3 file

    Meadow Grasshopper 2 - change your settings to allow Flash to play the mp3 file

     

 


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