Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Scarlet Band-winged Grasshopper

Oedipoda miniata

Description:

Oedipoda miniata inhabits especially coastal dunes, but occurs also in stony habitats, especially in dry river beds. This relatively small species has red hind wings.

Habitat:

Coastal dune.

Notes:

Oedipoda miniata occurs very locally in the Mediterranean, especially in the east (Greece, Turkey) and from there across Central Asia to Western China.

2 Comments

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you again for your suggestion Mark. I think that this is Oedipoda miniata a grasshopper that inhabits especially coastal dunes, has red hind wings (like O. germanica) but it is smaller. In my opinion the photo (Skala Kalloni, Lesbos, Greece) of the suggested link from Wikipedia is also Oedipoda miniata.

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank for the Id Mark!

KostasZontanos
Spotted by
KostasZontanos

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Spotted on Aug 3, 2014
Submitted on Aug 7, 2014

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team