European Red Listing of Orthoptera

Red list assessments of the 1082 European species of grasshoppers, crickets and bush-crickets are currently conducted, funded by the European Commission. From January 2014 to April 2016 Seven Red List workshops were held in Brussels, Vicenza, Agrinio, Toulon, Sofia, Malaga and Trier to finalize the assessments. The assessments are currently in the review phase and the complete list will be published by the end of 2016.

South African Red Listing Initiative (SARLI)

Coordinator: Corinna Bazelet

The South African bush-crickets have been completely assessed in 2013 and 2014. You can find a report in our 2014 issue of the Newshopper. 

Red Listing of Tanzanian endemic grasshoppers

Coordinator: Axel Hochkirch

The first assessments of Tanzanian endemic grasshoppers have been completed. It is planned to process all 187 species during the next years.