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Caledia captiva

grasshopper at Symonston, ACT

Caledia captiva at Symonston, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
Caledia captiva at Symonston, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Caledia captiva 14 Sep 2021 RogerF
Unidentified 14 Sep 2021 JohnBundock

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About 20mm.

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RogerF wrote:
   14 Sep 2021
There have been several recent records of nymphs of Caledia, suggesting that it passes through winter as a developing nymph rather than in the egg stage like many other local species

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Opuntia sp. (Prickly Pear) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2016 by Mike Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2016 by Mike Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by Mike
Opuntia sp. (Prickly Pear) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2016 by Mike
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2016 by Mike
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by Mike

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Sep 2021 12:01 PM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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