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 Roesel's Bush-cricket  Metrioptera roeselii


 

Sonogram of Roesel's 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 freshwater ditch.

A very rapid, high-pitched continuous 'electrical' buzzing lasting minutes-on-end, with only occasional 0.2 second pauses.

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    Roesel's Bush-cricket

     

 


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