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northern wood cricket

Gryllus vernalis Blatchley 1920

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20 s of calling song; male from Hickman Co., Ky.; 25.0°C. (WTL1996-20)
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Sound spectrogram of 2 s of calling at 25.0°C (from WTL1996-020). Dominant frequency 4.7 kHz
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. Wav files of its calling song will soon be added here.
More information:
subfamily Gryllinae, genus Gryllus
Nomenclature: OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)
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