Tettigonia viridissima Linnaeus, 1758,

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.9.e57889

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scientific name

Tettigonia viridissima Linnaeus, 1758
status

 

Tettigonia viridissima Linnaeus, 1758 

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

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

Distribution

Holopaleartic species, widespread in Europe and north-western Africa. In Italy, it is widespread in the whole country (Siciliy and Sardinia included) ( Iorio et al. 2019, Massa et al. 2012).

Notes

Mesophilic species with a wide ecological value. It lives from sea level up to higher elevations. It can be found among the tall grasses of the meadows, on bushes and on the crown of trees. It feeds on various insects and larvae and vegetarian nutrition is limited. Adults can be found in summer and autumn ( Massa et al. 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Gryllidae

Genus

Tettigonia