female left, male right
The species inhabits a wide range of dry to wet meadows, unmanaged grasslands and forest margins that are characterized by high, but not dense vegetation in wide altitudinal gradient, found up to 2300 m asl. It is nearly absent in intensively used grasslands and in low swards.
One of the most frequent and abundant grasshoper species in Slovakia, frequently accompanying the bush-cricket R. roeselii.
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