Euryparyphes terrulentus 

Scope: Global, Europe & Mediterranean
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Orthoptera Pamphagidae

Scientific Name: Euryparyphes terrulentus (Serville, 1838)
Common Name(s):
English Earthling Stone Grasshopper
Pamphagus (Eunapius) rugulosus Stal, 1876
Porthetis terrulenta Serville, 1838
Taxonomic Source(s): Eades, D.C., Otte, D., Cigliano, M.M. and Braun, H. 2016. Orthoptera Species File. Version 5.0/5.0. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern (Regional assessment) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-01-24
Assessor(s): Presa, J.J., García, M., Clemente, M., Barranco Vega, P., Correas, J., Ferreira, S., Hochkirch, A., Lemos, P., Odé, B. & Prunier, F.
Reviewer(s): Chobanov, D.P. & Cálix, M.
Contributor(s): Kranz, M.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): García, M.
The Earthling Stone Grasshopper (Euryparyphes terrulentus) is endemic to southern Spain. This species is assessed as Least Concern since its population size is presumably large, it is quite common and no major threats to it have been reported.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The Earthling Stone Grasshopper is endemic to southern Spain. This species' extent of occurrence (EOO) is ca 66,300 km² and its area of occupancy (AOO) is 200 km² with an upper estimate of 2,000 km².
Countries occurrence:
Spain (Spain (mainland))
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:200-2000
Upper elevation limit (metres):2200
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Population [top]


The population trend of this species is unknown. This species is common, locally abundant and the population size is presumed to be large.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This flightless species lives in low and scattered Mediterranean shrubland and in pastures (Llorente del Moral and Presa Asensio 1997). It is found from sea level up to 2,200 m Asl.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

The species is not utilised.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

No major threats to this species have been reported.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species, but it occurs in a number of protected areas. Research into its population trend is needed.

Citation: Presa, J.J., García, M., Clemente, M., Barranco Vega, P., Correas, J., Ferreira, S., Hochkirch, A., Lemos, P., Odé, B. & Prunier, F. 2016. Euryparyphes terrulentus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T68380016A75336280. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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