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GrasshopperGoniaea australasiae

1 Gumleaf grasshopper at Booth, ACT

Goniaea australasiae at Booth, ACT - 12 Mar 2017

Identification history

Grasshopper Goniaea australasiae 30 Mar 2017 RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014!
Grasshopper Goniaea australasiae 12 Mar 2017 HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

This grasshopper was clinging very tightly to the stub of a dead eucalypt sapling leaf, but was also quite dead itself and blowing gently in the breeze.

1 comment

RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014! wrote:
   30 Mar 2017
Almost certainly attacked by a fungus Metarhizium see pp 160 my book

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Location information

Species information

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  • Local Native

Sighting information

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