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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 02.1 October 1990

The Mystery of the Isle of Man's Endangered Grasshopper

By - John F Burton

At the end of August 1962, Dr David Ragge of the British Museam (Natural History)'s Department of Entomology recieved a small collection of grasshoppers collected that month on the Isle of Man at his request by a colleague, R W Crosskey. Among them were two specimens, male and female, which were utterly unexpected; they belonged, in fact, to a species never before recorded in the British Isles, the Lesser Mottled Grasshopper, Stenobothrus stigmaticus.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist