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