Insects - Grasshoppers/Crickets


Image above by John Walters
Scaly cricket Pseudomogoplistes vicentae - The Scaly cricket has a restricted distribution, on the UK mainland it is only found in East Devon and West Dorset. Found in shingle beaches, living under rocks and beach debris, often associated with the seaweed strandline. Threatened by changes to coastal management and marine pollution.

Further sources of information:

Grasshoppers and Related Insects Recording Scheme of Britain and Ireland

A review of the Orthoptera (Grasshoppers and crickets) and allied species of Great Britain; Natural England (2015)