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 Roesel's Bush-cricket  Metrioptera roeselii


 

Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii)  Fraser Simpson

male Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii), Rainham Marshes, England, Aug 2020

 

 

Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii)  Fraser Simpson

female Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii), Rainham Marshes, England, Aug 2020

 

 

Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii)  Fraser Simpson

male Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii), Rainham Marshes, England

 

Sonogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket115128ecut]

Rainham-Purfleet NCN Route 13, Essex, England  51 29' 38.05" N   0 12' 23.76" E  1 August 2018

Calling song/stridulation from a male Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii) in long grass bordered by freshwater ditch.

A very rapid, high-pitched continuous 'electrical' buzzing lasting minutes-on-end (and louder than coneheads), with only occasional 0.2 second pauses.

[File name: roeselsbushcricket115128ecut] Click here for the MP3 file


     

Oscillogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket115128ecut]

Oscillogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket115128ecut]

Oscillogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket115128ecut]

Rainham-Purfleet NCN Route 13, Essex, England  51 29' 38.05" N   0 12' 23.76" E  1 August 2018

Oscillogram of calling song/stridulation from a male Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii) in long grass bordered by freshwater ditch.

 

 

 

Sonogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket117302capcut]

Indoor recording in terrarium  1 August 2020

Calling song/stridulation from a captive male Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii) in a terrarium.

A very rapid, high-pitched continuous 'electrical' buzzing lasting minutes-on-end (at 25.3C ambient room temp, no heat lamp or direct sun).

[File name: roeselsbushcricket117302capcut] Click here for the MP3 file


     

Oscillogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket117302capcut]

Oscillogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket117302capcut]

Oscillogram of Roesel's Bush-cricket stridulation [roeselsbushcricket117302capcut]

Indoor recording in terrarium  1 August 2020

Oscillogram of calling song/stridulation from a captive male Roesel's Bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii) in a terrarium (at 25.3C ambient room temp, no heat lamp or direct sun).

 

 

 

 

 


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