Chorthippus mollis

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Chorthippus mollis
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Chorthippus mollis male Germany
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Caelifera
Family: Acrididae
Genus: Chorthippus
C. mollis
Binomial name
Chorthippus mollis

Chorthippus mollis is a species belonging to the family Acrididae, subfamily Gomphocerinae. It is found across much of Europe. The species prefers dry-warm locations with sandy ground and open soil, also roadsides, clearcuts and fallow land.[2][3]


  1. ^ Charpentier Horae Entomologicae 1825
  2. ^ Fauna Europaea
  3. ^ Heiko Bellmann: Der Kosmos Heuschreckenführer. Die Arten Mitteleuropas sicher bestimmen. Franckh-Kosmos, Stuttgart 2006, ISBN 3-440-10447-8