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Status: Occasional migrant.
Description: Large slender bright green bush cricket with a conical head. Cream coloured band running across the apex of the head and back through the eyes. Wings are the same bright green colour as the body. Black stripe down the tibia of each leg. The species is active only at night.
Wings: Both sexes have wings extending well beyond the end of the abdomen.
Stridulation: Penetrating high-pitched electrical buzz.
Habitat: Native range is central and southern Europe where the species occurs on riverbanks and in other wet habitats with long grass. In Britain it is a scarce vagrant in the south and an accidental import.
Phenology: Native range adults occur July to October.
Distribution: This species is not present in the National Biodiversity Network Database currently (October 2008).