Grasshoppers of Europe

Egyptian Grasshopper Anacridium aegyptium

Photo: Paul van Hoof

The Orthoptera of Sicily summarised

Roy Kleukers - 2 February 2012
Odontura arcuata, male. Photo Roy Kleukers.

In a new paper all information on Sicilian Orthoptera is compiled. In total 127 species are known, belonging to 83 genera. 20 taxa are endemic, including interesting species like Odontura arcuata , Pamphagus marmoratus and Incertana drepanensis . The records of all species are documented extensively and many species are depicted with colour photos.


Source: Massa, B. 2011. Gli Ortotteri di Sicilia: check-list commentata. Biogeographia 30: 567-626.