The field guide to the grasshoppers of Central Europe by Heiko Bellmann has inspired many of the present European orthopterists.
Recently Oedipoda cynthiae has been describedfrom Apulia in southern Italy.
A team of Slovakian researchers has surveyed new localities of Pholidoptera transsylvanica at its northern border in Slovakia and Poland.
In 2018 a population of Gryllomorpha miramae was discovered in a quarry near Credința village in Constanța county (Romania).
In 2018 a population of Pseudomogoplistes vicentae was found in Asturias, northern Spain.
Recently a critical review of all data on Croatian Orthoptera has been published in Zootaxa.