Description: Medium-sized grasshopper (♂ 17-21 mm, ♀ 25-28 mm), colour is usually light green or olive green, with a black band behind the eyes. Wings are long, reach the dark hind knee. The hind femur is unicoloured. Similar species:Stetophyma grossum: no thick black band behind the eyes, hind tibiae are yellowish. Adults: from July to September Song: Males have no calling song. Habitat: Semi-arid grasslands. It prefers warm and humid conditions. Distribution: Known from many regions, from the lowlands to the mountains, but rather scarce.
Mecostethus parapleurus (Author: Pribéli Levente, source: ízeltlábúak.hu, CC BY 4.0)
Mecostethus parapleurus (Author: Dobos Zsolt)
Mecostethus parapleurus, female (Author: Gilles San Martin, source: flickr.com, CC BY-SA 2.0)