Chorthippus (Chorthippus) dorsatus dorsatus Zetterstedt, 1821,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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Chorthippus (Chorthippus) dorsatus dorsatus Zetterstedt, 1821


Chorthippus (Chorthippus) dorsatus dorsatus Zetterstedt, 1821 

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Least Concern for European assessment ( Hochkirch et al. 2016).


From Europe to Siberia ( Massa et al. 2012). In Italy, it is widespread in the north and central mainland; the southernmost records are from the south of Abruzzo. There is one record from Sardinia ( Iorio et al. 2019, Massa et al. 2012).


It lives from sea level to the mountains, in dry to moist grassy habitats. It can build large populations. The adults can be found in summer and autumn ( Massa et al. 2012).