The Southern Oak Bush-cricket has made it into Worcestershire. The first record came from north of Worcester in 2019 so keep your eyes open for a short-winged version of the familiar Oak Bush-cricket.
Southern Oak Bush-cricket (c) Daniel Squire
Worcestershire Orthoptera Atlas November 2018
Covering ALL the grasshoppers, crickets, bush-crickets, earwigs and cockroaches recorded in Worcestershire. Distribution maps up to date to 2017 with 1km distribution dots covering periods up to 2000 and 2000 onwards. With historical accounts taken from notes made by Fred Fincher. Colour photos of male & female of all species and identification tips throughout.
Contact Worcestershire BRC for details of how to purchase a copy.
This web site is intended to increase our knowledge of the grasshoppers and crickets and their relatives in the county. It is hoped that people will be encouraged to share information about the distribution and behavior of this fascinating group of insects and this Web Site will continue to develop.
All images used on this site are copyright of Gary Farmer unless otherwise specified.
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