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Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families)Perunga ochracea  

Perunga grasshopper at Molonglo Valley, ACT

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Perunga ochracea at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Perunga ochracea at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Perunga ochracea at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017

Identification history

Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families) Perunga ochracea 6 Oct 2017 MichaelMulvaneyMultiple Significant Sightings - MichaelMulvaney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - MichaelMulvaney has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - MichaelMulvaney joined us in 2014!
Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families) Perunga ochracea 6 Oct 2017 RichardMilnerMultiple Significant Sightings - RichardMilner has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - RichardMilner has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - RichardMilner joined us in 2014!

Significant sighting

6 Oct 2017

This species is very rarely recorded, and it is endemic to and threatened in our region. It is fantastic that it has been found within a restoration area. Well done Richard

Author's notes

Found within pink-tailed worm-lizard habitat restoration site

1 comment

   6 Oct 2017
Thanks Michael. Pretty exciting find.

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Nearby sightings

Aprasia parapulchella at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Aprasia parapulchella at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Aprasia parapulchella at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Aprasia parapulchella at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Aprasia parapulchella at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017
Aprasia parapulchella at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Oct 2017

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • RichardMilner Recorded by
  • 6 Oct 2017 Recorded on
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