Pholidoptera griseoaptera - Common Dark Bush-cricket
(De Geer, 1773)

Description: Relatively small but robust species (♂ 15-20 mm, ♀ 16-20 mm). Ground colour is grey to brown, belly is yellowish green. A thin light stripe runs along the posterior margin of the side flaps of the pronotum. The male's wings are as long as the pronotum, the female's wings are not visible. The ovipositor is quite short (8-10 mm), curving upwards (scythe-like).
Similar species: other Pholidoptera species.
Adults: from June to October.
Short and sharp chirps, repeated every second or so. The loud song can be heard up to 30 meters away. Males usually sing in the afternoon and evening. Its voice is similar to that of Ph. fallax.

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

Forest edges, clearings, gardens, bushes..
Widespread and common.

Pholidoptera griseoaptera, male
(Author: Sámoly Attila, source: ízeltlábú, CC BY 4.0)

Pholidoptera griseoaptera, female
(Author: Dobos Zsolt)