Locusta migratoria cinerascens 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

Locusta migratoria cinerascens Linnaeus, 1758
status

 

Locusta migratoria cinerascens Linnaeus, 1758 

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

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

Distribution

Southern Europe, Mediterranean area, Africa and Asia ( Fontana et al. 2002). In Italy, it is widespread in the whole country (Sicily and Sardinia included), but recently, it is much scarcer in the north ( Iorio et al. 2019, Massa et al. 2012).

Notes

Lives in wet habitats with high grasses and herbs and sandy soil. Adults can be found in summer and autumn ( Fontana et al. 2002, Massa et al. 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Orthoptera

Family

Acrididae

Genus

Locusta