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Chortoicetes terminifera

Australian Plague Locust at Dunlop Grasslands

Chortoicetes terminifera at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
Chortoicetes terminifera at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
Chortoicetes terminifera at Dunlop Grasslands - 13 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Chortoicetes terminifera 13 Jan 2021 RogerF
Unidentified 13 Jan 2021 tpreston

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Author's notes

Large locust type grasshopper, fairly common in Dunlop grasslands.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2021 11:01 AM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Exotic grasses Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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