Keys wood cricket
Gryllus cayensis Walker 2001

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10 s of courtship song; male from Key Largo, Monroe County, FL; 26.2C. (WTL475-1)

10 s of calling song; male from Key Largo, Monroe County, FL; 22.0C. (WTL475-2)


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

Range:  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)