Blue-winged grasshopper (Oedipoda caerulescens) - Stock Image

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The blue-winged grasshopper, Oedipoda caerulescens is a grasshopper in the genus Oedipoda.
Ecology: Oedipoda caerulescens frequents dry areas with low and open vegetation: dunes, heathlands, grasslands on sand and sunlit limestone rocks. Many stations correspond to land recently used for human activities, such as coal spoil heaps, quarries and pits, the ballast of railway tracks, etc. It is exclusively a terrestrial insect, and its cryptic coloration often matches its substrate. The female lays her eggs in bare, dry soil. In this species, acoustic emissions are virtually nonexistent. The diet consists mainly of grasses.

Distribution: This species occurs in Europe, North Africa and Asia. It was recently rediscovered again in the Maltese islands (source Wikipedia).

In the Netherlands the Species is vulnerable (Red List) and to be found in the above called Regions. This Picture is made in the Sand dunes of Soest (Lange Duinen).

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