Isophya camptoxypha - Curve-tailed Plump Bush-cricket
(Fieber, 1853)

Description: Ground colour green, body length 19-25 mm, ovipositor 8-12 mm. Male cerci are quite thick, curved inwards with a blunt tip.
Similar species: the other Isophya species
Adults: from May to August
A series of solitary syllables repeated for several minutes (100-200 syllables/min). The syllables are shorter and louder than in the song of I. kraussii .

Source: Orthoptera Species File

Mesophilic mountain meadows, forest edges, high vegetation along streams.
A Carpathian faunal element. Only in mountains, in different regions (e.g. Mecsek [Misina, Magyaregregy, Püspökszentlászló, Abaliget, Pécsvárad, Mánfa], Soproni-hg., Kőszegi-hg., Vendvidék, Villányi-hg., Zselic).
Note: Protected species. Older synonym is I. brevipennis Brunner v. Wattenwyl, 1878.

Isophya camptoxypha, male
(Author: Kovács Lukács Renáta, source: ízeltlábú, CC BY 4.0)