greater angle-wing katydid
Microcentrum rhombifolium (Saussure 1859)

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2nd? instar
 
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20 s of lisping song [1.73MB]; male from Taylor Co., Fla.; 26.0C. (WTL031-3)
13 s of ticking song [1.13MB]; male from Alachua Co., Fla.; 25.0C. (WTL031-6)

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Waveform of 4 s of the lisping song at 26.0C (from WTL031-3).
Each of the two lisps was made by a quick closure of the forewings.
Click on waveform to hear graphed song.

waveform
Wave form of 4 s of the ticking song at 25.0C (from WTL031-6).
The entire 4-second sequence of ticks was made by a single slow closure of the forewings. Each tick presumably corresponds to the striking of a single tooth of the stridulatory file.
Click on waveform to hear graphed song.

n. Fla. seasonal data.

Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)

References: Griffiths 1952b.