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tessellated shieldback

Tessellana tessellata (Charpentier 1825)

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map female female female
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female male (France)    
Alien origin and spread of this SINA species.
18 s of calling song; male from El Dorado County, California; 23.0°C. (D.C. Rentz tape DCR21; used by permission).
Waveform of 8 s of calling at 24.3°C (from DCR21). Peak frequency 9 kHz. Click on sound bar to hear song. Click on waveform to expand last four syllables.
References: Rentz 1963a, Strohecker 1955.
Nomenclature: Formerly Platycleis tessallata; OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)
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