The Blue-winged Grasshopper occurs widespread in the coastal sand-dunes including the Wadden islands Texel, Vlieland and Terschelling. In the interior it occurs locally in heathland areas. It inhabits dry open dune areas, dry heath and inland sand-dunes. The inland colonies are often small and in decline, but in the coastal dunes the species seems to be stable.
Wingerden, W.K.R.E. van, Odé, B., Willemse, L.P.M., Nieukerken, E.J. van, Kleukers, R.M.J.C.