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Sunday, 4 January 2015

Summaries for 2014. Part 5: Orthoptera

Between us, we recorded 12 species of crickets and grasshoppers on the patch in 2014 (with date first recorded):

AcrididaeMyrmeleotettix maculatusMottled Grasshopper16th June
AcrididaeChorthippus brunneusField Grasshopper23rd June
AcrididaeChorthippus albomarginatusLesser Marsh Grasshopper28th June
AcrididaeChorthippus parallelusMeadow Grasshopper20th July
AcrididaeStenobothrus lineatusStripe-winged Grasshopper26th July
ConocephalidaeConocephalus dorsalisShort-winged Conehead28th June
ConocephalidaeConocephalus discolorLong-winged Conehead27th July
MeconematidaeMeconema thalassinumOak Bush Cricket21st July
PhaneropteridaeLeptophyes punctatissimaSpeckled Bush Cricket30th June
TetrigidaeTetrix subulataSlender Groundhopper20th April
TetrigidaeTetrix undulataCommon Groundhopper9th June
TettigonidaeMetrioptera roeseliiRoesel's Bush Cricket19th June

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