Field Grasshopper Chorthippus brunneus

Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
The Field Grasshopper is distinguished by sharply-angled white lines on its "pronutum". (The Mottled Grasshopper also has sharply-angled lines.) The angular lines usually have black wedged shadows. In addition there is a central white line usually with a wide pale border along the head and pronutum.
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
It is native to temperate grasslands over most of the UK and much of Eurasia and North Africa.
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
The colour of the large (18-25mm long) grasshopper is variable, from shades of green to brown (most prevalent) or maroon, particularly by late summer. It lives until late into the autumn.
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
Field Grasshopper
Both adults are fully winged. The female is longer than the male. The males' song is short, buzzing sounds.
Field Grasshopper nymph The nymph.