IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN SSC Grasshopper Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
The mission of our group is to foster the conservation of orthopteroid insects (grasshoppers, katydids, crickets, mantids, stick insects) and their habitats around the world. We assess their ...

The mission of our group is to foster the conservation of orthopteroid insects (grasshoppers, katydids, crickets, mantids, stick insects) and their habitats around the world. We assess their conservation status, raise awareness and engage in practical conservation of this amazing and highly diverse group of insects.

Group leadership

Dr Axel HOCHKIRCH

Co-Chair

Axel Hochkirch is an associate professor in the Department of Biogeography at Trier University, Germany. He is an expert in insect biodiversity and conservation genetics, and the author or co-author ...

Axel Hochkirch is an associate professor in the Department of Biogeography at Trier University, Germany. He is an expert in insect biodiversity and conservation genetics, and the author or co-author of ca. 180 publications dealing with a broad field of biodiversity-related topics.

Mr Baudewijn ODÉ

Red List Authority Coordinator

Dr Kate UMBERS

Co-Chair

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN SSC Grasshopper Specialist Group
Associated Commissions: