Paracaloptenus caloptenoides - Balkan Pincer Grasshopper (Brunner v. W., 1861)
Description: Ground colour is grey or brown with darker patches (♂ 14-20 mm, ♀ 20-26 mm). Hind tibiae are red. Fore wings vestigial (3-6 mm), hind wings completely absent. The large eyes are vertically striped. Posterior edge of the pronotum is more or less straight on the back. Similar species:none Adults: from July to September Song: Males have no calling song. Habitat: Rocky places, hillsides. Prefers bare ground. Distribution: Local in hills and mountains (e.g. Szt. György-hegy, Nagyeged, Visegrádi-hg., Börzsöny, Mátra, Bükk, Aggteleki-karszt). Note: Strictly protected species.
Paracaloptenus caloptenoides (Author: Dick Bekker, source: Observation.org, CC BY NC)