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Bush Cricket Eupholidoptera chabrieri

Eupholidoptera chabrieri

Description:

Eupholidoptera chabrieri is a species of katydid belonging to the subfamily Tettigoniinae.The adults reach 20–30 millimetres (0.79–1.18 in) of length. The basic coloration of the body varies from green to light green and yellow green. The top of the head is orange, with a few black spots in the front. The compound eyes are pale brown. The antennae are longer than the body. The flat, extended pronotum shows a black band, with an orange-yellow lateral contour. The abdomen is green and quite thick, with a yellow bottom and a black last segment. This species is remarkably long-legged, with a striking pattern of black spots and drawings and small spines on the hind legs. In the females the tiny dark brown wings are partially hidden under the pronotum, while the males have very short tegmina. The females have a slightly curved ovipositor, which is somewhat shorter than the body.

Habitat:

These crickets are mainly present in France, southern Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Romania and in Greece. They can be encountered in forest edges, clearings, thickets and shrubs.

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Bush Cricket (female)
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Pieter_vR
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Pieter_vR

Αιγαίο, Greece

Spotted on Jul 30, 2019
Submitted on Jul 30, 2019

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