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Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families)Keyacris scurra  

Key's Matchstick Grasshopper at Gungahlin, ACT

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Keyacris scurra at Gungahlin, ACT - 3 Sep 2017
Keyacris scurra at Gungahlin, ACT - 3 Sep 2017
Keyacris scurra at Gungahlin, ACT - 3 Sep 2017
Keyacris scurra at Gungahlin, ACT - 3 Sep 2017
Keyacris scurra at Gungahlin, ACT - 3 Sep 2017

Identification history

Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families) Keyacris scurra 3 Sep 2017 RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014!
Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families) Keyacris scurra 3 Sep 2017 ClubFEDSignificant Sighting - ClubFED has made a recognised, significant sighting!Founding Explorer - ClubFED joined us in 2014!

Significant sighting

4 Sep 2017

This is an uncommon species restricted to higher condition sites. Mulligans Flat is a local hotspot for it

Author's notes

Found on a group walk in Mulligan's flat with Alison Milton. This grasshopper was was found nearby, but not the same as her submission.

1 comment

   4 Sep 2017
We had a good time, thanks for coming along. Need to do it again soon. Peter

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • ClubFED Recorded by
  • 3 Sep 2017 Recorded on
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