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Perunga ochracea

Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper at Franklin Grassland Reserve

Perunga ochracea at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 13 Dec 2017
Perunga ochracea at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 13 Dec 2017
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Identification history

Perunga ochracea 13 Dec 2017 MichaelMulvaney

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Significant sighting

13 Dec 2017

First record of this vulnerable grasshopper at North Mitchell (Frankland) Grasslands.

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Nearby sightings

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Calocephalus citreus (Lemon Beauty Heads) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 18 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 22 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 22 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 22 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 13 Mar 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 13 Mar 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 by purple66
Kniphofia uvaria (Red Hot Poker) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 13 Dec 2017 by MichaelMulvaney
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Franklin Grassland Reserve - 13 Dec 2017 by Jenjen

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

Additional information

  • In Native Temperate Grassland Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Female Gender

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