14-23 mm long, usually green especially on dorsal surface with a gently curved keel on the pronotum. Never have any red or orange on the abdomen.
A fast ticking chirp, becoming increasingly louder for 10 to 20 seconds and suddenly stops.
Damp meadow with long grass, but can also be seen on hillsides close to running waters.
Widespread in the region, along the coast as well as inland. Possible nationally declining.
SUP is registered in Scotland as a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. Registered address: The Southern Uplands Partnership, Studio 2, Lindean Mill, Galashiels, TD1 3PE. Company No. SC200827 / Charity No. SCO29475