Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Orthoptera > Family: Gryllidae > Genus: Brachytrupes > Species: Brachytrupes megacephalus

Brachytrupes megacephalus (Lefevre, 1827)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 21 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 4047


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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

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Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
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