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 Meadow Grasshopper  Chorthippus parallelus


 

Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) © Fraser Simpson

male Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus), Rainham Marshes, England, Aug 2019

 

Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) © Fraser Simpson

female Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus), Benfleet Creek, England, Aug 2019

 

Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) © Fraser Simpson

male Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus), Villevaudé, Paris, Île-de-France, Aug 2019

 

 

Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) © Fraser Simpson

female Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus), Epping Forest, England, Aug 2019

 

 

Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) © Fraser Simpson

female Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus), Epping Forest, England, Aug 2019

 

Sonogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation [meadowgrasshopper115130ecut]

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 Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) 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 25°C), begining quietly and quickly increasing in volume, before ending abruptly.

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


     

Oscillogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation [meadowgrasshopper115130ecut]

Oscillogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation [meadowgrasshopper115130ecut]

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 Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) in long grass bordered by Hawthorn/Blackthorn/Gorse scrub.

 

 

 

Sonogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation [meadowgrasshopper115175e]

Rainham-Purfleet NCN Route 13, Essex, England  51° 29' 38.05" N   0° 12' 23.76" E  30 August 2018

Calling song/stridulation from a male Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) 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 17°C), 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


     

 

Sonogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation

Indoor recording in terrarium  5 July 2020

Calling song/stridulation from a captive male Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) in a terrarium.

A short rattle composed of up to 14 elements in bursts up to 2.75 sec (at 22.2°C ambient room temp, no heat lamp or direct sun), begining quietly and quickly increasing in volume, before ending abruptly.

[File name: meadowgrasshopper117298capcut] Click here for the MP3 file


     

Oscillogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation [meadowgrasshopper117298capcut]

Oscillogram of Meadow Grasshopper stridulation [meadowgrasshopper117298capcut]

Indoor recording in terrarium  5 July 2020

Oscillogram of calling song/stridulation from a captive male Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus) in a vivarium (at 22.2°C ambient room temp, no heat lamp or direct sun).

 

 

 


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