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Comparison of two forms of Amblycorypha
Found in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Form 1 is more common in most areas                                                                                                Form 2 is less common
There are no spots on the tegmina                                                                                                       There are purplish spots
The song is a continuous rattle                                                                                                              on the tegmina
                                                                                                                                                                         The song is a series of distinct
                                                                                                                                                                         This form is slightly larger than
                                                                                                                                                                         form 1 despite these photos

                                                        Song                                                                                                                    Song


Wil Hershberger                All rights reserved 2000