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Gastrimargus musicus

Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper at O'Connor, ACT

Gastrimargus musicus at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Gastrimargus musicus 19 Jan 2021 RogerF
Unidentified 19 Jan 2021 ConBoekel

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Author's notes

Yellow wings shown during flight. There was also a clicking noise during flight.

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Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by ConBoekel
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by ConBoekel
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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Jan 2021 10:23 AM Recorded on
  • ConBoekel Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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