Chorthippus parallelus (Zetterstedt, 1821)


Chorthippus parallelus: Male (eastern Swabian Alb, September 2012) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Illerbeuren near Memmingen, August 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Illerbeuren near Memmingen, August 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (eastern Swabian Alb, Söhnstetten, August 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Illerbeuren near Memmingen, S-Germany, August 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Illerbeuren near Memmingen, S-Germany, August 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Illerbeuren near Memmingen, S-Germany, September 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Illerbeuren near Memmingen, S-Germany, September 2013) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (S-Germany, Illerbeuren near Memmingen, July 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (S-Germany, Illerbeuren near Memmingen, July 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (NW-Bulgaria, Oblast Montana, Zhelezna, early June 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2000m, late August 2018) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (NW-Italy, north of Monte Viso, October 2014) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (NW-Italy, north of Monte Viso, October 2014) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Croatia, Istria, July 2016) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Male (Croatia, Istria, July 2016) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Croatia, Istria, July 2016) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Croatia, Istria, July 2016) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Female (Central Spain, Sierra de Albarracin, July 2017) [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Habitat on an extensively managed meadow near Stuttgart. The species is also able to survive in more intensely used sites than this. [N] Chorthippus parallelus: Habitat (Austria, East Tyrol, Seespitzhütte, 2200m, late August 2018) [N]

Nutrition:
The species feeds especially on grasses.

Habitat:
Chorthippus parallelus inhabits all open habitats from dry grasslands over wetlands to manure meadows. It occurs also in gardens. Chorthippus parallelus is sometimes lacking in isolated, small and very xerothermous sites. Chorthippus parallelus is also found in open scrub with grassy patches and dwarf shrub heathland. It occurs in the Alps up to about 2500m above sea level.

Life cycle:
The adults occur from June to November.

Endangerment factors:
Chorthippus parallelus is not endangered.

Remarks:
Chorthippus parallelus is widespread in Europe and temperate Asia.



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