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Bug Bytes
The sights and sounds of insects.
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional

Bug Bytes is a reference library of digitized insect sounds put together by Richard Mankin of the Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service.
This site is primarily text-based, with not much in the way of graphics or adornment.
Visitors to the site will find it easy to navigate from the main page. All files are indexed here and can be browsed by subject or species.
Researchers and general visitors alike will find this site interesting and valuable. Many audio clips of insect noises are available. Examples include wing vibrations of a mosquito, stink bug communication, and stridulation sounds of fire ants. The sounds are organized by subject and species. Since not all extraneous sounds can be distinguished from insect sounds, a group of examples are available to help train the human ear to "distinguish the typical clicking and slipping noises of subterranean insects from the drones of machinery or incidental wind noise."

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