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

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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