Montana decticiformis (Stshelkanovtzev, 1914)

Ivković, Slobodan, Iorgu, Ștefan, Horvat, Laslo, Chobanov, Dragan, Korsunovskaya, Olga & Heller, Klaus-Gerhard, 2017, New data on the bush-cricket Montana medvedevi (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae), critically endangered in Europe (EU 28), and a comparison of its song with all known song patterns within the genus, Zootaxa 4263 (3), pp. 527-542: 535

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Montana decticiformis (Stshelkanovtzev, 1914)


Montana decticiformis (Stshelkanovtzev, 1914)  —song type I—Fig. 7C1. 

Localities : Kazakhstan, ENE Shatpe, stony-clay semidesert, 160–190 m a.s.l., N 44°13', E 52°05',, one male, leg. D. ChobanovGoogleMaps  . Kazakhstan, N Zharmysh, stony canyon with semidesert vegetation, 215 m a.s.l., N 44°08', E 53°16',, one male, leg. D. ChobanovGoogleMaps  .

The calling song consists of long sequences (up to 1 min recorded) of pairs of syllables (di-syllabic echemes). Occasionally several syllables follow directly one after another ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 C1).

(see also song type II)