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Species Account for Omocestus viridulus

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Omocestus viridulus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Green Grasshopper
Orthoptera group: Acrididae

 
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Essex RDB: Listed



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Taxonomic group: grasshoppers, crickets and allies (Orthoptera group) - County data   
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Essex Red Data List comment
Very well distributed nationally, but a scarce Essex species. 36 1km records since 1980 spread over 17 10km squares. The insect is absent from the eastern half of the county. It occurs in heathy areas particularly in the Epping area where half the record


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Broad Habitat Data (based on 5 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3 records with habitat detail and method information)

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