Grasshopper and Cricket (Order Orthoptera) Families



Acrididae

Meconematidae

Tetrigidae

Tettigoniidae


Names of Grasshoppers and Crickets

Scientific, [English], [Français], [Deutsch], [Nederlands]


Scientific English Français Deutsch Nederlands
Chorthippus biguttulus Bow-winged Grasshopper Criquet mélodieux Nachtigall Grashüpfer Ratelaar
Chorthippus brunneus [bicolor] Common Field Grasshopper Criquet duettiste Brauner Grashüpfer Bruine Sprinkhaan
Chorthippus montanus Water-meadow Grasshopper Criquet palustre Sumpfgrashüpfer Zompsprinkhaan
Chorthippus parallelus Meadow Grasshopper Criquet des Pâtures Gemeiner Grashüpfer Krasser
Chrysochraon dispar Large Gold Grasshopper Criquet des Clairières Grosse Goldschrecke Gouden Sprinkhaan
Meconema thalassinum Oak Bush Cricket Méconème varié Gemeine Eichenschrecke Boomsprinkhaan
Metrioptera bicolor Two-coloured Bush-cricket Decticelle bicolore Zweifarbige Beißschrecke Lichtgroene Sabelsprinkhaan
Metrioptera brachyptera Bog Bush-cricket Decticelle des Bruyères Kurzflüglige Beißschrecke Heidesabelsprinkhaan
Myrmeleotettix maculatus Mottled Grasshopper Gomphocère tacheté Gefleckte Keulenschrecke Knopsprietje
Omocestus viridulus Common Green Grasshopper Criquet verdelet Bunter Grashüpfer Wekkertje
Stethophyma grossum Large Marsh Grasshopper Criquet ensanglanté Sumpfschrecke Moerassprinkhaan
Tettigonia viridissima Great Green Bush Cricket Grande Sauterelle verte Grünes Heupferd Grote Groene Sabelsprinkhaan
Tetrix undulata [vittata] Common Groundhopper Tétrix des Clairières Gemeine Dornschrecke Gewoon Doorntje

Bibliography: Identification, Ecology

Hopping Mad - An Identification Guide to the Orthoptera of Worcestershire
W. Rutkies: Kurzfühlerschrecken (Caelifera) und Langfühlerschrecken (Ensifera)
D. Element: Orthopteroids
Birds and Wildlife in Denmark: Grasshoppers


Predators:
Vulpes vulpes

Meles meles

Ciconia ciconia

Ciconia nigra

Milvus migrans

Milvus milvus

Vanellus vanellus
Athene noctua

Anthus trivialis

Locustella naevia

Lanius collurio

Argiope bruennichi


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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