Nosed Grasshopper

Acrida ungarica

The nosed grasshopper belongs to the short-horned grasshoppers from the family of grasshoppers.
The ordinary nose grasshopper is the only, widely spread in the European Mediterranean countries and also a common grasshopper on Crete. They live mainly in very dry locations, such as sparsely clad brownfields (Phrygana). Adult animals can be found between July and October.
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Appearance

Nosed grasshoppers are between 30 and 60 mm long and have a slender physique; they are mostly green or coloured brown and some can be also contrasty coloured. Characteristic is their long stretched narrow head, where the upper part with the eyes is pushed far forward. The antennas are also flat and tapering at the end. Another important feature are the long and narrow hind legs.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderOrthoptera
FamilyAcrididae
GenusAcrida
Species