Slender burrowing grasshopper

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Slender burrowing grasshopper
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Acrididae
Genus: Acrotylus
Species: A. patruelis
Binomial name
Acrotylus patruelis
(Herrich-Schäffer, 1838)

The slender burrowing grasshopper (Acrotylus patruelis) is a species of bandwing grasshopper found throughout Africa, southern Europe and southwestern Asia. It occurs in many dry open habitats with bare ground, such as savannah, grassland and Mediterranean shrubland.


  1. ^ Hochkirch, A. (2014). "Acrotylus patruelis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T15431178A47713900. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T15431178A47713900.en. Retrieved 6 January 2018.