Tettigonia viridissima - Great Green Bush-cricket
Description: Very large, green species (♂ 28-36 mm, ♀ 32-42 mm). The upperside of the body is moslty brown. The wings are much longer than the abdomen. Ovipositor is 25-30 mm long, more or less straight, the tip slightly bent downwards.
Similar species: Tettigonia caudata
Adults: from July to October
Song: The very loud, well-known song is a continuous rattling sound that lasts for minutes. Its frequency is somewhat lower than the song of T. cantans. It sings from the afternoon until the night.