The calling song of the Japanese Burrowing Cricket (Velarifictorus micado) is a rapid series of chirps, similar to that of the Fall and Spring Field Crickets (Gryllus pennsylvanicus and G. veletis) with which it co-ccurs in the southeastern United States, but faster and more even, delivered at a rate of around 4 chirps per second.The calling songs of other eastern U.S. field crickets delivering several chirps per second have a less regular chirp rate.
These crickets often calls from the mouths of burrows they construct, moving soil a mouthful at a time.
(Capinera et al. 2004; Himmelman 2009)
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