Herman’s shieldback
Idiostatus hermannii (Thomas 1875)

14 s of calling song [1.21MB]; male from Glenn Co., Calif., 6 mi w Plaskett Meadows, 6200 ft; 21.5C. (D.C. Rentz tape DCR39; used by permission).

Waveform of 5 s of calling at 21.5°C (from DCR39). Peak frequency 10 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click on second half of waveform to expand last syllable.

References: Rentz 1973.

Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)