A male of a carnivorous grasshopper Gampsocleis gratiosa Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1888 just having catching and eating its prey being larger than itself, a locust Bryodema holdereri Krauss, 1901. G. gratiosa is a Chineese species often keeped by Chineese as a pet for its chirring, first found in Russia in S and SE Transbaikalia in 1996.
A steppefied meadow on a southern slope in the valley of a brook being a tributary of the Serebryanka River, the southern environs of the village Nerchinskii Zavod, Nerchinskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 6th August 1997. O. Kosterin.