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 Rufous Grasshopper/White-clubbed Grasshopper  Gomphocerippus rufus


 

Rufous Grasshopper/White-clubbed Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus)  Fraser Simpson

male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

 

Rufous Grasshopper/White-clubbed Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus)  Fraser Simpson

male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

 

Rufous Grasshopper/White-clubbed Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus)  Fraser Simpson

female Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

 

Rufous Grasshopper/White-clubbed Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus)  Fraser Simpson

female Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Wye NNR, Kent, England, Sep 2021

 

 

Rufous Grasshopper/White-clubbed Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus)  Fraser Simpson

male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Hartslock Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire, England, Aug 2019

 

 

Sonogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Hartslock Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire, England  51 30' 40.7" N  01 06' 47.3" E  24 August 2019

Calling song/stridulation from a male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) in calcareous grassland on chalk downland at 82 metres.

Fairly loud, rough/grating buzzing (8 elements/sec at ~28C) rapidly increasing to maximum volume, repeated in bursts of up to 7 seconds. This individual repeating strophes up to four times per minute. Most numerous orthopteran at this site.

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Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Hartslock Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire, England  51 30' 40.7" N  01 06' 47.3" E  24 August 2019

Oscillogram of calling song/stridulation from a male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) in calcareous grassland on chalk downland at 82 metres.

 

 

 

Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) habitat, Hartslock Nature Reserve  Fraser Simpson

Habitat of Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Hartslock Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire, England, Aug 2019

 

 

Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) habitat, Capel-le-Ferne cliffs  Fraser Simpson

Habitat of Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus), Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England, Oct 2023

 

  

Sonogram of Rufous Grasshopper courtship song/stridulation

Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England  12 October 2023

Courtship song from a male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) waving antennae and palps in presence of a female, in an insectarium at 22.7C. 

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Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper courtship song/stridulation

Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper courtship song/stridulation

Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England  12 October 2023

Courtship song from a male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) waving antennae and palps in presence of a female, in an insectarium at 22.7C. 

 

 

 

Sonogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England  12 October 2023

Calling song/stridulation from a male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) in an insectarium at 22.7C.

[File name: rufousgrasshopper112908ecut3] Click here for the MP3 file


     

 

Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Oscillogram of Rufous Grasshopper calling song/stridulation

Capel-le-Ferne cliffs, Kent, England  12 October 2023

Calling song/stridulation from a male Rufous Grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus) in an insectarium at 22.7C. 

 

 

 


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