Local insect species are selected from Insects of the Great Lakes Region, by Gary A. Dunn. Some sound sources are from Nature Songs, but most are from Singing Insects of North America. You may also want to check out a CD, Songs of Crickets and Katydids of the Mid-Atlantic States, available for $15.95.

House Cricket Acheta domesticus song.

Snowy Tree Cricket Oecanthus fultoni: cold song 56F, hot song 87F.

Black-horned Tree Cricket Oecanthus nigricornis song.

Spring Field Cricket Gryllus veletis: song.

Fall Field Cricket Gryllus pennsylvanicus: song.

Northern Mole Cricket Neocurtilla hexadactyla: song.

True Katydid Pterophylla camellifolia: song.

Fork-tailed Bush Katydid Scudderia furcata: song.

Greater Angle-wing Katydid Microcentrum rhombifolium: 1) lisping, 2) ticking.

Sword-bearing Conehead Neoconocephalus ensiger: song.

Least Shieldback Katydid Atlanticus monticola: song.

Protean Shieldback Katydid Atlanticus testaceus: song.

Delicate Meadow Katydid Orchelimum delicatum: song.

Gladiator Meadow Katydid Orchelimum gladiator: song.

Common Meadow Katydid Orchelimum common: song.

Short-winged Meadow Katydid Conocephalus brevipennis: song.

Straight-lanced Meadow Katydid Conocephalus strictus: song.

Black-legged Meadow Katydid Orchelimum nigripes: song.

Redwinged Grasshopper Arphia pseudonietana: song.

17-Year Cicada Magicicada septendecim: song.

13-Year Cicada Magicicada tredecim: song.

Dog-day Cicada Tibicen canicularis: song.

Compiled by Peter Chen for nice tutor. Also see: Vertebrate Sounds, Orthoptera. Back to Sketches.