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First Record of Keeled Plump Bush-Cricket (Isophya costata Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878) (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) in Slovakia
- Nuhlíčková, Soňa, Svetlík, Ján, Krištín, Anton
- Travaux du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle "Grigore Antipa." 2017 v.60 no.2 pp. 435-440
- Tettigoniidae, altitude, basins, biogeography, habitats, meadows, Central European region, Slovakia
- Keeled Plump Bush-cricket Isophya costata is one of ten orthopteran species of European Community interest (Annex II and IV of Habitats Directive), endemic to the Pannonian Basin in Central Europe. It was discovered for the first time in Slovakia in June 2017, in southwestern area of the country (the site Devínske jazero, 48.2722°N / 16.9404°E, 134 m a.s.l.), in continental flooded meadows. The presence of the species in this new site is copying the northern edge of its area. New data of species distribution, its habitat, accompanying orthopteran species are described and main threats and conservation measures of the species are discussed.