Locusta migratoria - Migratory Locust
(L., 1758)

Description: Very large, robust grasshopper (♂ 30-41 mm, ♀ 35-50 mm). Ground colour green to brown, wings are long, extending beyond the hind knee. The median keel of the pronotum is elevated.
Similar species: Oedaleus decorus
Adults: from July to October
No calling song.
abitat:  Sandy grasslands, but often nearby streams or lakes.
It became very scarce. Known only from a few regions (e.g. Nyírség, Ecsedi-láp, Hajdúhadházliget, Kiskunság(?)).
Protected species in Hungary.

Locusta migratoria, male
(Author: Bán Csaba, source: ízeltlábú, CC BY 4.0)

Locusta migratoria
(Author: Gilles San Martin, source:, CC BY-SA 2.0)