Main purpose of ASCETE is to investigate Orthoptera insects (sensu lato: grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, mantids and stick insects) and associations of arthropods (or entomocenoses), particularly in the Western Palearctic domain.
The association publishes:
and specialized books:
- The permanent Catalogue of entomofauna – national series – ORTHOPTERA-Ensifera – Caelifera
- The Synopsis of Orthoptera and Synusies of France,
- Contribution to the knowledge of the cicadas of France: chorology and ecology of populations.