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Atlanticus testaceus (Scudder 1900)

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20 s of calling song [1.74MB]; male from Middlesex Co., N. J.; 23.0C. (WTL288-5)
14 s of calling song of "testaceus pachymerus" [1.23MB]; male from Stanley Co., N. Car.; 27.0C. (WTL285-2b)
12 s of calling song of "testaceus pachymerus"[1.67MB]; male from Berkeley Co., S. Car.; 24.0C. (WTL285-3a)


Waveform of 6 s of calling at 23.0°C (from WTL288-5). Peak frequency 13 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click on second half of waveform to expand end of last syllable group.


Waveform of 6 s of calling at 27.0°C (from WTL285-2b). Peak frequency 15 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click on second half of waveform to expand end of last buzz.


Waveform of 6 s of calling at 24.0°C (from WTL285-3a). Peak frequency 14 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click on second half of waveform to expand next to last syllable group.

Song data: Excel worksheet and chart (from spectrographic analyses).

References: Gangwere 1966, 1967; Manley 1971.

Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)