Omocestus (Omocestus) rufipes 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.9.e57889

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scientific name

Omocestus (Omocestus) rufipes Zetterstedt, 1821
status

 

Omocestus (Omocestus) rufipes Zetterstedt, 1821 

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

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

Distribution

Wide distribution, from Europe and North Africa ( Fontana et al. 2002). In Italy, it is widespread over the whole country (Sicily and Sardinia included) ( Iorio et al. 2019, Massa et al. 2012).

Notes

It lives from the sea level to 2300 m in the mountains, in grasslands, wasteland, forest clearings, urban and agricultural habitats. This species has two generations in one year and can be found from May to November. It is one of the few species living in the Padanian Plain, in cultivated fields, too ( Fontana et al. 2002, Massa et al. 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Acrididae

Genus

Omocestus