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



Lac Tolerme, 30 July 2014
Chorthippus parallelus Adult

© Robin Howard

Chorthippus parallelus (Zetterstedt, 1821)

Meadow Grasshopper

Body length: males: 13-16mm, females: 17-23mm

A common species with adults appearing from June through to November. An abundant species in dry, fertile meadows throughout the plateau at LD.