Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families)Gastrimargus musicus

Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper at Namadgi National Park

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Gastrimargus musicus at Namadgi National Park - 7 Nov 2017
Gastrimargus musicus at Namadgi National Park - 7 Nov 2017
Gastrimargus musicus at Namadgi National Park - 7 Nov 2017

Identification history

Grasshopper (Orthoptera, several families) Gastrimargus musicus 25 Nov 2017 RogerF
Unidentified 8 Nov 2017 SWishart333

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

MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   25 Nov 2017
Seems to have same eye-marking as Bark Grasshopper so may be an early stage nymph
RogerF wrote:
   26 Nov 2017
2nd instar nymph

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Nearby sightings

Unidentified Geometer moth (Geometridae) (TBC) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Nov 2017
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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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