Saga pedo 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Orthoptera Tettigoniidae

Scientific Name: Saga pedo
Species Authority: (Pallas, 1771)
Common Name(s):
English Predatory Bush Cricket

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2bd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Orthopteroid Specialist Group
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Vulnerable (V)
1990 Vulnerable (V)
1988 Vulnerable (V)
1986 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Has a highly scattered distribution across southern European countries.
Countries occurrence:
Armenia (Armenia); Austria; Azerbaijan; Bulgaria; China; Czech Republic; France; Georgia; Germany; Hungary; Italy; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Montenegro; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia (Serbia); Slovakia; Spain; Switzerland; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This "Matriarchal katydid" is one of the largest insects in Europe (12 cm in length). It is a carnivore and parthenogenetic grasshopper.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Orthopteroid Specialist Group. 1996. Saga pedo. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T19811A9018679. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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