tessellated shieldback
Tessellana tessellata (Charpentier 1825)
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male (France)
 
 

18 s of calling song [1.55MB]; male from El Dorado Co., Calif.; 23.0C. (D.C. Rentz tape DCR21; used by permission).


Waveform of 8 s of calling at 23.0°C (from DCR21). Peak frequency 9 kHz.
Click on first half of waveform to hear graphed song.
Click on second half of waveform to expand last four syllables.

References: Rentz 1963a, Strohecker 1955.

Nomenclature: Formerly Platycleis tessallata; OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)