Fig 1
DESCRIPTION: 20 - 28 mm in length with females generally larger than males this greyish-brown cricket has wings longer than the marbled brown abdomen which in itself is a major ID feature. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish-green and the female has an upturned ovipositor. BEHAVIOUR: The call of this species is similar to a steam train with the wings being rubbed together around three times per second. DISTRIBUTION: Only found along the south coast where it is relatively common. HABITAT: Mainly coastal with shingle, south facing cliffs and long grass the more favourable areas. PERIOD: May to Autumn.

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