Ephipigger ephipigger - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

ORTHOPTERA

 

Las Descargues, 1 August 2015
Ephipigger ephipigger Adult male

© Robin Howard

Ephipigger ephipigger (Berthold, 1827)

Saddle-backed Bush-cricket

Body size: Male: 22-25mm; female: 24-30mm

Adults can be found from mid-July to October and appear to be omnivorous. The species is common at Las Descargues and the Causse.

 

Adult maleAdult female234