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Sonogram of Wood Cricket stridulation

Etang du Moulin, Camping Domaine de la Dombes, Saint-Paul-de-Varax, Ain, France

46 04' 54.3" N  05 09' 28.2" E  14 August 2019

Courtship song/stridulation from a single male in leaf litter below oak and ash.

Fairly quiet, low frequency (3.1-4.8 kHz), woody purring consisting of short pulses (up to 1.6 sec) consisting of elements/chirps produced at a rate of 24/sec (at ~22C).

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Sonogram of Wood Cricket stridulation

Etang du Moulin, Camping Domaine de la Dombes, Saint-Paul-de-Varax, Ain, France

46 04' 58.2" N  05 09' 09.2" E  14 August 2019

Detail of pulses from above recording/sonogram.

 

 

 


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