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Natural History Museum Sound Archive I: Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae Leach, 1815, including 3D scans of burrow casts of Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa Linnaeus, 1758 and Gryllotalpa vineae Bennet-Clark, 1970

Submitted by edwbaker on Sun, 2015-11-29 14:44

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Biodiversity Data Journal, Volume 3, Issue e7442 (2015)

Keywords:

3D scanning, bioacoustics, burrow, cast, Gryllotalpa, mole cricket

Abstract:

<p><b>Background</b><br/>
The Natural History Museum (NHM) sound archive contains recordings of Gryllotalpidae, and the NHM collection holds plaster casts of the burrows of two species. These recordings and burrows have until now not been made available through the NHM's collection database, making it hard for researchers to make use of these resources.</p>

<p><b>New Information</b><br/>
Eighteen recordings of mole crickets (three identified species) held by the NHM have been made available under open licenses via BioAcoustica. 3D scans of the burrows of Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758) and Gryllotalpa vineae Bennet-Clark, 1970 have been made available via the NHM Data Portal.</p>

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