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Observed: 24th September 2011 By: Little OwlLittle Owl’s reputation in Invertebrates
Grasshopper/Cricket
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Description:

Seen in the Corno alle Scale regional park in the Apennine Mountains in Italy. On short grass/heathland on the mountainside. Clinging on to a long dried grass stem.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Grasshopper

Can't identify it from the photo, but its attitude, clasping the grass well above the ground, suggests that this specimen has been infected with a fungal pathogen, something like Entomophthora grylli.