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Cricket (Orthoptera, several families)Cooraboorama canberrae  

Canberra Raspy Cricket at Dunlop Grasslands

Cooraboorama canberrae at Dunlop Grasslands - 10 Feb 2015

Identification history

Cricket (Orthoptera, several families) Cooraboorama canberrae 10 Aug 2016 MichaelMulvaney
Cricket (Orthoptera, several families) Cooraboorama canberrae 9 Aug 2016 michaelb
Unidentified 22 Jul 2016 RobSpeirs

Significant sighting

  10 Aug 2016

This is the first record of this rare ACT area endemic cricket within Dunlop Grassland Reserve

Author's notes

Canberra Raspy Cricket (Cooraboorama canberrae). Gravid female - note the large ovipositor and abdomen distended with eggs.


   22 Jul 2016
Glad you finally found one at Dunlop, Rob.
   10 Aug 2016

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Feb 2015 11:17 PM Recorded on
  • RobSpeirs Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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