Common Groundhopper - Tetrix undulata
Size 8 to 11 mm. The Common Groundhopper is a small relative of the grasshoppers, but is smaller in size and more heavily armoured. It is shorter than the similar Slender Groundhopper.
Can be found in damp or dry locations with bare ground and short vegetation such as woodland tracks, disused railway lines, bare peat and sand dunes.
All year round
Widespread and quite common throughout Britain, it is probably often overlooked.
Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Not common, but probably under-recorded.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015