An extensive study of the Orthoptera fauna of surroundings the Prut River, forming the border between Romania and the Republic of Moldova. It proves to be a very grasshopper rich area, with many rare and even endemic taxa. No less than four taxa are recorded for the first time for the Republic of Moldova: Barbitistes constrictus, Poecilimon fussii, Metrioptera roeselii fedtschenkoi and Pholidoptera frivaldskyi .
Source: Iorgu, I.S., E.I. Iorgu & N. Stahi 2013. The Orthoptera (Insecta) from Middle and Lower Prut River Basin. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 56 (2): 157-171.