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Decticus verrucivorus (British wart-biter)

Synonyms: Gryllus verrucivorus tettigonia

Wikipedia Abstract

The wart-biter (Decticus verrucivorus) is a bush-cricket in the family Tettigoniidae. Its English and scientific names derive from the age-old practice of using the cricket to bite warts from the skin.
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Badstube Mimbach 27 Germany  
Bassin de la Semois de Florenville à Auby (Bertrix; Bouillon; Florenville; Herbeumont) 12896 Belgium  
Bärenstein 67 Germany  
Bergwiesen um Klingenthal 551 Germany  
Bergwiesen um Schönheide und Stützengrün 331 Germany  
Bickenalbtal 712 Germany  
BOUCLES DE MOISSON, DE GUERNES ET DE ROSNY 14896 France  
Brockenberg 79 Germany  
Camp militaire d'Elsenborn (Büllingen; Bütgenbach) 6324 Belgium  
Dörnaer Platz 366 Germany  
Dolmar und Christeser Grund 2592 Germany  
Drei Gleichen 2194 Germany  
Dresdener Heller 309 Germany  
Eschberg - Dürrenberg 768 Germany  
Flachshübel, s. Wolfersweiler 27 Germany  
Forêts de Muno (Bouillon; Florenville) 1386 Belgium  
Geba-Triften - Diesburg 4240 Germany  
Geisingberg und Geisingwiesen 803 Germany  
Gohrischheide und Elbniederterrasse Zeithain 6558 Germany  
Grünes Band Sachsen / Bayern 1811 Germany  
Grimmelbachliete - Hardt 242 Germany  
Großer Weidenteich 845 Germany  
Hainich 37155 Germany  
Hammerberg 82 Germany  
Ibengarten - Wiesenthaler Schweiz - Sommertal 3595 Germany  
Isserstedter Holz - Mühltal - Windknollen 1999 Germany  
Jägersruh - Gemäßgrund - Thüringische Moschwitz 3395 Germany  
Kernberge - Wöllmisse 5053 Germany  
Keuperhügel und Unstrutniederung bei Mühlhausen 717 Germany  
Kyffhäuser - Badraer Schweiz - Solwiesen 8357 Germany  
Leutratal - Cospoth - Schießplatz Rothenstein 4258 Germany  
Mittelgrund 1636 Germany  
Mittlerer Thüringer Wald westlich Oberhof 2562 Germany  
Muschelkalkgebiet bei Gersheim und Blieskastel 4053 Germany  
Muschelkalkhänge nordwestlich Wecklingen 35 Germany  
Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz 23127 Germany  
Niederspreer Teichgebiet und Kleine Heide Hähnichen 4636 Germany  
NSG Effeldertal 432 Germany  
NSG Himsklamm 126 Germany  
NSG Magerrasen bei Emstadt und Itzaue 215 Germany  
NSG Tännreisig 89 Germany  
NSG Unstruttal zwischen Nägelstedt und Großvargula 497 Germany  
Parco Nazionale della Maiella 183061 Italy  
Parco Nazionale Gran Sasso - Monti della Laga 354129 Italy  
Pöhlbachtal 833 Germany  
Pennewitzer Teiche - Unteres Wohlrosetal 1045 Germany  
Restloch Zechau 526 Germany  
Roßdorfer Steintriften 642 Germany  
Rothaarkamm und Wiesentäler 8515 Germany  
Schieferbrüche bei Probstzella 860 Germany  
Schlangenberg 267 Germany  
Schleusegrund-Wiesen 954 Germany  
Schwarzatal ab Goldisthal mit Zuflüssen 4702 Germany  
Steinbach - Truppenübungsgelände 311 Germany  
Steinbruchbereich Bernhardshammer und Binsfeldhammer 203 Germany  
Tannbach-Klingefelsen 72 Germany  
TÜP Ohrdruf - Jonastal 14824 Germany  
Tettautal - Klettnitzgrund 376 Germany  
Tetterweinbachtal, Pfaffenloh und Zeidelweidebach 314 Germany  
Thüringer Wald zwischen Kleinschmalkalden und Tambach-Dietharz 3482 Germany  
Triebelbachtal 470 Germany  
Trockenhang am Halsberg 79 Germany  
Truppenübungsplatz Oberlausitz 33599 Germany  
Umgebung Gräfinthal 131 Germany  
Warndt 12595 Germany  
Weisselberg 193 Germany  
Werther Heide, Napoleonsweg 42 Germany  
Westliches Schiefergebirge um Steinheid und Scheibe-Alsbach 4297 Germany  
Wolferskopf 1025 Germany  
zw. Bliesdalheim und Herbitzheim 279 Germany  

Prey / Diet

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Agrotis vestigialis (Archer's Dart)1
Aporia crataegi (Black-veined White Butterfly)1
Athetis pallustris (Marsh Moth)1
Colias hyale (Pale Clouded Yellow)1
Conocephalus dorsalis (Short-winged Conehead)1
Coscinia cribraria (Speckled Footman)1
Cyaniris semiargus1
Gryllus campestris (Field Cricket)1
Hipparchia semele (Grayling)1
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)1
Pyrgus malvae (Grizzled Skipper)1
Scotopteryx bipunctaria1
Zygaena lonicerae (Narrow-Bordered Five-Spot Burnet)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Choanotaenia infundibulum[2]

Distribution

Asia-Temperate (Western Asia); Asia-Temperate(Western Asia); Type locality: Asia-Temperate, Middle Asia, Tadzhikistan, Khozratyshorkh Mountain Range;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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