In this general aspect the Phaneropterinae do not differ from other bush-crickets. However, in most Phaneropterinae the thoracic auditory spiracles and bullae (entrance of the auditory trachea) are extraordinarily large, larger than in any other tettigoniid group (Bailey 1990).
When to give up responding acoustically in Poecilimon bush-crickets: a clue to population density.
Modelling the distribution of Roesel's bush-cricket (Metrioptera roeselii) in a fragmented landscape.
Experimental evidence for density-determined wing dimorphism in two bush-crickets (Ensifera: Tettigoniidae).
The wart-biter is a large bush-cricket
that lives in sun-exposed grassland with low vegetation.
Speciation, acoustic communication and sexual selection in Greek bush-crickets ofthe Poecilimon propinquus group (Tettigonioidea, Phaneropteridae) (in German) Dissertation.
Understanding nuptial gift size in bush-crickets: an analysis of the genus Poecilimon (Tettigoniidae; Orthoptera).
Grasshoppers, Bush-crickets and their Allies: an Up-date for N E Essex.
The effect of propagule size and landscape structure on morphological differentiation in asymmetry in experimentally introduced Rowel's bush-crickets. Conservation Biology 19: 1095-1102.
Colonization success in Roesel's bush-cricket Metrioptera roeseli: the effects of propagule size.
[The Roesel's bush-cricket Metrioptera roeseli--new in Sweden or a threatened relict species?] Fauna och Flora 86: 214-221.
Sperm number has also been found to be independent of spermatophylax mass in an Australian bush-cricket