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Perunga ochracea

Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper at Fyshwick, ACT

Perunga ochracea at Fyshwick, ACT - 20 Oct 2017
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Identification history

Perunga ochracea 27 Oct 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Perunga ochracea 20 Oct 2017 samreid007

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Author's notes

Found under roof tile in AMTECH natural temperate grassland

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   28 Oct 2017
Thanks Sam this is a known site

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Oct 2017 11:30 AM Recorded on
  • samreid007 Recorded by

Additional information

  • Natural Temperate Grassland Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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