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Keyacris scurra

Key's Matchstick Grasshopper at Mulligans Flat

Keyacris scurra at Mulligans Flat - 3 Sep 2017
Keyacris scurra at Mulligans Flat - 3 Sep 2017
Keyacris scurra at Mulligans Flat - 3 Sep 2017
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Identification history

Keyacris scurra 4 Sep 2017 RogerF
Keyacris scurra 3 Sep 2017 ClubFED

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Significant sighting

4 Sep 2017

This is an uncommon species restricted to higher condition sites. Mulligans Flat is a local hotspot for it

Author's notes

Found on a group walk in Mulligan's flat with Alison Milton. This grasshopper was was found nearby, but not the same as her submission.

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   4 Sep 2017
We had a good time, thanks for coming along. Need to do it again soon. Peter

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Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Mulligans Flat - 21 Jul 2020 by annamacdonald
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Mulligans Flat - 21 Jul 2020 by annamacdonald
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mulligans Flat - 6 Feb 2019 by DPRees125
Ctenotus orientalis (Oriental Striped-skink) at Mulligans Flat - 27 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Mulligans Flat - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (A Red Stringybark) at Mulligans Flat - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Mulligans Flat - 21 Feb 2018 by simonstratford
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Mulligans Flat - 28 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Philobota chrysopotama (A concealer moth) at Mulligans Flat - 28 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Drosera sp. at Mulligans Flat - 3 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Mulligans Flat - 2 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mulligans Flat - 2 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Mulligans Flat - 2 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 3 Sep 2017 11:12 AM Recorded on
  • ClubFED Recorded by

Additional information

  • Dry grass Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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