Grasshopper - Common Field
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Taken at Musselburgh on 7th August 2015 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
 

Taken at Aberlady on 30th August 2015 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Grasshopper - Common Field.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Chorthippus brunneus.
Orthoptera.
Acrididae.
Description:




Adult Food:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Predominantly brown. However, they show a large
variation in colour and can also be black, green,
purple, or white. Wing patterns vary between
individuals and can be mottled, striped,
striped-mottled, or plain.
Primarily on Grasses.
Heathland.
April - Late AAutumn.
Female lays eggs over a 10 week period in dry sandy soil.