Isophya kraussii - Krauss' Plump Bush-cricket
Brunner v. Wattenwyl, 1878

Description: Green body with small dark spots (body 19-26 mm, ovipositor 8-13 mm long). The male's wings are shorter than the prnotum. The cerci are bent slighlty inwards at the end.
Similar species: the other Isophya species
Adults: from June to August
Very faint song of monotonous series of chirps repeated for several minutes. Frequency peak in the 20-40 kHz range.

Source: Orthoptera Species File (lab recording, 26 °C)

Forest edges, clearings, roadsides. Usually in higher vegetation (shrubs and high grasses).
Widespread but uncommon in the mountains.

Isophya kraussii, male
(Author: © Mario Harzheim, source:, CC BY NC)

Isophya kraussii, female
(Author: Molnár Mihályné, source: ízeltlábú, CC BY 4.0)