variegated ground cricket
Neonemobius variegatus (Bruner 1893)


Song: Similar to Allonemobius allardi, "but higher pitched, weaker, vibrato more rapid and not perceptible at high temperatures" (Fulton 1932).

Habitat: "...gravel beds and sandy stream banks, not in thick woods" (Fulton 1932).

Seasonal occurrence: In North Carolina, "late summer and fall" (Fulton 1932); in Raleigh, NC, September and October (Fulton 1951).

References: Fulton 1932, 1951.

Nomenclature: Neonemobius bruneri (Hebard 1913) is a junior synonym of N. variegatus OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)