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Tetrix tenuicornis (Sahlberg, 1893)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Tettix tenuicornis Sahlberg, 1893
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Tetrix nutans Hagenbach, 1822: Symb. Faun. Ins. Helvet.: 41, fig. 25: Tetrix nutans Hagenbach, 1822 is placed on the official list of suppressed specific names (Devriese H. 1996)


According to Harz (1975) and Heller (2004) the species is distributed throughout Europe except the western and northwestern countries, Italy and the mediterranean islands, furthermore in northern Africa, Turkey, Siberia, Kazakhstan, the Caucasus and doubtfully also in Cashmir and China. T. tenuicornis can be found from the lowlands up to about 2000 m (Harz, 1975).


Austria, Salzburg, Elsbethen, Gfalls, 2008.08.30      
Picture from: Horvat Laslo
Detailed view

Worth knowing:


Devriese H. 1996. Bijdrage tot de systematiek, morfologie en biologie van de West-palearktische Tetrigidae. Saltabel 15: 2-38
Hagenbach 1822. Symb. Faun. Ins. Helvet.: 41, fig. 25
Harz, K. 1975. Die Orthopteren Europas II - In: Schimitschek, E. & K.A. Spencer: Series Entomologica. Volume II, Dr. W. Junk B.V. - Publishers, The Hague
Heller, K.G. 2004. Fauna Europaea: Families Acrididae, Amorphoscelididae, Anisolabididae. Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 05 February 2009].
Sahlberg 1893

Publication data:

Horvat Laslo: 2009.02.05
Kurz Michael: 2009.02.12
not reviewed