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Sierra de Huetor, Granada.
Orthoptera / Caelifera
A tentative approach of love between grasshoppers
The blue-winged grasshopper, Oedipoda
Mountain track about 5,000' asl.
Rocks by coast
Wooded campsite in mountains
Camp site surrounded by open country
Gravel footpath in open country
Pine woods in Deseñaperros natural park.
May be a Blue-winged but I didn't see the wings open.
I think they are all variations of the same species.
Looks like Blue-winged but not 100% certain.
The blue wings can usually only be seen when they are flying away.
In the second picture it has arched its abdomen down slightly and the blue can ...
Body colour marbled grey-brown, but wings are bright blue. Length 15-25mm.
Pic 4 shows the blue wings with black tip, only visible when they fly.
Not certain on Pic 5, it may be a nymphal stage.
Short-horned grasshopper, predominantly grey with three black bands going ...
In pictures 2-5 a smaller but similar looking grasshopper approaches and spends ...
Medium-sized grasshopper, between 15 and 21 mm for males and between 22 to 28 ...
Oedipoda careulescens is a medium-sized ...