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Decticus verrucivorus (British wart-biter)

Synonyms: Gryllus verrucivorus

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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Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

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

Prey / Diet Overlap


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

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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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