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northern wood cricket

Gryllus vernalis Blatchley 1920

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20 s of calling song, male from Hickman County, Ky., 25.0°C. Dominant frequency 4.7 kHz (WTL1996-20). Click on sound bar to hear entire recording.
This sound spectrogram is a 2 s excerpt of the 20 s audio file accessible above. The excerpt begins at 16 s. Click on sound bar to hear graphed song.
Identification: The song of Gryllus vernalis resembles that of G. fultoni but has a slower pulse rate within the chirps and a slower chirp rate.
More information:
subfamily Gryllinae, genus Gryllus
Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)
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