Keys wood cricket
Gryllus cayensis Walker 2001

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10 s of courtship song [862KB]; male from Key Largo, Monroe County, FL; 26.2C. (WTL475-1)
10 s of calling song [861KB]; male from Key Largo, Monroe County, FL; 22.0C. (WTL475-2)


Sound spectrogram of 2 s of calling at 26.2°C (from WTL475-1). Frequency modes at 6.3 and 8.4 kHz.
Click on spectrogram to hear graphed song.

This species formerly occurred in the Florida Keys but now is apparently restricted to the pinelands of Everglades National Park.


More information:  subfamily Gryllinae, genus Gryllus

Reference:  Walker 2001.

Nomenclature:  OSF (Orthoptera Species File Online)