prairie meadow katydid
Conocephalus saltans (Scudder 1872)

male cercus
tip of hind tibia

21 s of calling song [1.84MB]; male from Alachua Co., Fla.; 25.8°C. (WTL225-1)

Waveform of 5 s of calling at 25.8°C (from WTL225-1). Peak frequency ca. 14 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click on second half of waveform to expand last 0.5 s of song.

N. Fla. seasonal data.

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

More information:  subfamily Conocephalinae, genus Conocephalus

Nomenclature:  OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)