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Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families)Perunga ochracea  

Perunga grasshopper at Wallaroo, NSW

Perunga ochracea at Wallaroo, NSW - 21 Dec 2017

Identification history

Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families) Perunga ochracea 9 Jan 2018 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 21 Dec 2017 samreid007Significant Sighting - samreid007 has made a recognised, significant sighting!

Significant sighting

9 Jan 2018

New location for this vulnerable grasshopper the most western record in our region

3 comments

RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014! wrote:
   9 Jan 2018
Please don't handle these vulnerable grasshoppers.
samreid007Significant Sighting - samreid007 has made a recognised, significant sighting! wrote:
   10 Jan 2018
I'll do my best! We were out doing official surveys for PCS, and the only way I could be sure it was a Perunga was to catch it.
RogerFFounding Explorer - RogerF joined us in 2014! wrote:
   10 Jan 2018
There are old records from Murrumbateman, Yass and as far west as Wagga and it could still be there in the right habitat

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • samreid007 Recorded by
  • 21 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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