(Fischer de Waldheim, 1825)
Status: Channel Islands native species.
Description: Slender grasshopper which is brownish or straw coloured, the side keels on the pronotum are almost parallel.
Wings: Winged and flying readily. Wings do not reach the end of the abdomen.
Stridulation: A series of brief zzip sounds at the rate of one per second for up to 30 seconds.
Habitat: Hot sunny locations near the sea on dune systems, roadside verges and unimproved pastures. Found only on Jersey, not on mainland Britain or Ireland.
Phenology: Nymphs hatch in May. Adults are present from early July to October.
Distribution: This species is not present in the National Biodiversity Network Database currently (October 2008).