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GrasshopperGastrimargus musicus

Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper at Booth, ACT

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Gastrimargus musicus at Booth, ACT - 7 Nov 2017
Gastrimargus musicus at Booth, ACT - 7 Nov 2017
Gastrimargus musicus at Booth, ACT - 7 Nov 2017

Identification history

Grasshopper Gastrimargus musicus 25 Nov 2017 RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014!
Unidentified 8 Nov 2017 SWishartBulk Reporter - SWishart has reported over 100 sightings!

Author's notes

Until I dropped the photos onto my computer, I thought this was a jumping spider but on a closer look I now think it is an insect.

2 comments

   25 Nov 2017
Seems to have same eye-marking as Bark Grasshopper so may be an early stage nymph
RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014! wrote:
   26 Nov 2017
2nd instar nymph

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • SWishart Recorded by
  • 7 Nov 2017 Recorded on
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