Sickle-bearing Bush Cricket
Status: British Isles non-native species.
Description: Yellow-green with very long wings. Forewings markedly shorter than hindwings. The ovipositor is short, broad, and sharply upturned.
Wings: Both sexes have very long wings. Forewings reach the hind knees, hindwings extend much further back still. The species flies well.
Stridulation: The song is an indistinct tzzp… tzzp…
Habitat: Warmth loving, living in scrub and grassland.
Phenology: Adults present from August onwards.
Distribution: This species is not present in the National Biodiversity Network Database currently (October 2008).