Meconema meridionale (Costa, 1860)

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Report the species

Report Meconema meridionale to the National Museum of Natural History.

Status and distribution in Luxembourg

Distribution map of Meconema meridionale (Costa, 1860) in Luxembourg. Data source: Recorder-Lux, iNaturalist & GBIF, 2020-01-23.

The first observation of the species in Luxembourg was documented by M. Weitzel on 2nd September 2006 in Wasserbillig (Municipality of Mertert). Other observations were made by M. Weitzel (August 2009 in Mertert and Wasserbillig), R. Proess (October 2009 in Heisdorf) and Marc Meyer (October 2009 in Luxembourg-Grund) (Proess 2010).

Two observations of the species are documented in the Recorder database, dating from July 2013 and September 2016 in Luxemburg-Grund (Svenja Christian).

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: C2 (2+1+1+1) (Ries et al. 2017: 69).


  • Proess, R., 2010. Die südliche Eichenschrecke Meconema meridionale (Costa, 1860) – eine neue Heuschreckenart in Luxemburg (Insecta, Orthoptera, Tettigonidae). Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 111: 121-124. [PDF 253 KB]
  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

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