American shieldback
Atlanticus americanus (Saussure 1859)

male pronotum

13 s of calling song [1.13MB]; male from Dyer Co., Tenn.; 23.6C. (WTL284-12)

Waveform of 6 s of calling at 23.6°C (from WTL284-12). Peak frequency ca. 15 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click here to hear graphed song slowed to half speed, which halves the frequencies and doubles the time.
Click on second half of waveform to expand last buzz.

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

Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)