damp-loving field cricket
Gryllus alogus Rehn 1902


17 s of calling song [1.41 MB]; male from Albuquerque, New Mexico; 25C. Recording by D. B. Weissman (S93-59, R93-37); used by permission.

Sound spectrogram of 4 s of calling at 25.0°C (from D. B. Weissman's S93-59, R93-37). Dominant frequency 4.4 kHz.
Click on spectrogram to hear graphed song.

David Weissman is currently revising the species of Gryllus from the western and central United States. That study will describe the song, morphology, life cycle, and geographical and ecological distribution of G. alogus in relation to the many other western species.

More information:  subfamily Gryllinae, genus Gryllus

Nomenclature:  OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)