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Grasshopper (several families)Perunga ochracea

2 Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper at Dunlop, ACT

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Perunga ochracea at Dunlop, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
Perunga ochracea at Dunlop, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
Perunga ochracea at Dunlop, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
Perunga ochracea at Dunlop, ACT - 16 Nov 2019

Identification history

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Significant sighting

19 Nov 2019

First recorded occurrence of this vulnerable and restricted grasshopper in the main part of Dunlop reserve

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.029503-35.179125
  • Altitude 595.0m
  • Places Dunlop, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Saffron thistle :/ Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (mm)
  • Unknown Gender
  • 15 Nov 2019 Recorded on
  • EmmaCook Recorded by

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