eastern striped cricket
Miogryllus saussurei (Scudder 1877)

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22 s of calling song [1.85MB]; male from Highlands County, Florida; 26.0°C; chirp period ca. 5 s. (WTL521-3a)
20 s of calling song [1.69MB]; male from Cumberland County, North Carolina; 24.8°C; chirp period ca. 1.3 s. (WTL522-4)
19 s of calling song (4 chirps; chirp intervals greatly shortened by editing) [1.69MB]; male from Hidalgo County, Texas; 25.0°C. (WTL521-20)


Sound spectrogram of 2 s of calling at 26.0°C (from WTL521-3a). Dominant frequency 6.9 kHz.
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Sound spectrogram of 2 s of calling at 24.8°C (from WTL522-4). Dominant frequency 7.5 kHz.
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Sound spectrogram of 2 s of calling at 25.0°C (from WTL521-20). Dominant frequency 7.8 kHz.
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N. Fla. seasonal data.

More information:  subfamily Gryllinae, genus Miogryllus

Nomenclature:  OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online). See the Miogryllus page for an explanation of why M. saussurei should not be considered a synonym of M. verticalis.