Grasshoppers of Europe

Transylvanian Plump Grasshopper Podismopis transsylvanica

Photo: Ionut Iorgu

Chorthippus smardai from Slovakia

Roy Kleukers - 15 September 2014
Male of Chorthippus smardai. 

Recently Chorthippus smardai was described from Belianske Tatry mountains in northern Slovakia. The new species is related to Chorthippus parallelus and C. montanus and lives high in the mountains (> 1600 m). 


Source: Chládek, F. 2014. Chorthippus smardai – eine neue Art aus der Nordslowakei (Orthoptera s.l., Caelifera, Acrididae). TETRIX 2 (10): 37-40.