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Brachyexarna lobipennis

Stripewinged meadow grasshopper at Sherwood Forest

Brachyexarna lobipennis at Sherwood Forest - 21 Jan 2021
Brachyexarna lobipennis at Sherwood Forest - 21 Jan 2021
Brachyexarna lobipennis at Sherwood Forest - 21 Jan 2021
Brachyexarna lobipennis at Sherwood Forest - 21 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Brachyexarna lobipennis 21 Jan 2021 RogerF
Unidentified 21 Jan 2021 tpreston

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Author's notes

About 15-20mm. Unusual pink colour.

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tpreston wrote:
   21 Jan 2021
This is the second time I have been to Sherwood Forest and found unusually coloured grasshopper specimens. Most of them seem normal, just a few very bright ones. Some local plentiful mineral in the soil and grass perhaps?

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Jan 2021 03:52 PM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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