Dr Dover, a specialist in applied ecology, said: 'The great green bush cricket
has a very distinctive song - apparently like a shrill computer printer - but only the males sing.
Metrioptera bicolor is a medium-sized (12-19 mm), ground-living bush cricket or katydid without flight ability (Holst 1986).
Artbevarande i fragmenterad miljo - en generell inventeringsstrategi exemplifierad med gron hedvartbitare (Conservation in fragmented habitats - a general inventory strategy exemplified with the bush cricket Metrioptera bicolor).
Biologi och hotbild for en randpopulation av gron hedvartbitare (Biology and threat situation of a fringe population of the bush cricket Metrioptera bicolor in Sweden).
Mr Falk said: "Species are moving further north and examples that have already moved into Warwickshire from further south include cetti's warbler, roesel's bush cricket
, conehead bush cricket
, blub-tailed dragonfly, little egret and the bee wolf, which is a major predator of honey bees.
For laboratory trials, we used the two-colored bush cricket Metrioptera bicolor (Philippi 1830), a medium-sized (body length: 15-18 mm), thermo- and xerophilic bush cricket.
In addition to the floral scent compounds, we also tested the effect of a flavonoid (quercetin dihydrate), a floral pigment, on the feeding behavior of the bush crickets.
Sound communication in bush crickets
(Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) of the European part of the USSR.
Low densities have also been assumed to be an important factor in the evolution of duetting in ephippigerine bush crickets (Hartley et al.
Frequency processing at consecutive levels in the auditory system of bush crickets (Tettigoniidae).
The chemical composition of the spermatophore in some species of phaneropterid bush crickets (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea).
Variation in nuptial gift quality in bush crickets (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae).