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Orthoptera, Algarve: Solved! Ocnerodes fallaciosus

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Offline NickMontegriffo

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« on: April 23, 2015, 22:07 PM »
Orthoptera, Portugal, Algarve, São Brás de Alportel, 11 April 2015.

Identification?

Thanks in advance,
« Last Edit: May 31, 2015, 14:46 PM by NickMontegriffo »

Offline Stephen T.

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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2015, 14:50 PM »
You could try the website: Grasshoppers of Europe. http://www.ortheur.org/.  Loads of photos if you have the time to wade through them.

Offline Stephen T.

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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2015, 14:57 PM »
Further, it could be a groundhopper ( Tetrix sp) by its small size, but it looks as though the wings are undeveloped which means it's a nymph which makes ID more difficult.

Offline Michaelsk

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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2015, 08:24 AM »
To help you narrow down your search, it is certainly a member of the family Pamphagidae, the stone grasshoppers.  There are many species in Iberia.

Michael

Offline NickMontegriffo

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« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2015, 10:08 AM »
Ocnerodes fallaciosus seems the best match