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Keyacris scurra

3 Key's Matchstick Grasshopper at Mount Clear, ACT

Keyacris scurra at Mount Clear, ACT - 24 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Keyacris scurra 25 Oct 2021 MichaelMulvaney

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Significant sighting

25 Oct 2021

This is a new location of this grasshopper which is listed as endangered in NSW. This and other recent findings in southern Namadgi and the apparent widespread nature of suitable habitat suggest that this vicinity may be a major habitat for this species

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Nine females and Six males including a breeding Pair. Recorded By Roger Farrow - Michael Mulvaney just entered the information

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HelenCross wrote:
   25 Oct 2021
Great news Roger!

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Nearby sightings

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Agaristodes feisthamelii (A day flying noctuid moth) at Mount Clear, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by rawshorty Monistria concinna (Southern Pyrgomorph) at Mount Clear, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by rawshorty Podalonia tydei (Caterpillar-hunter wasp) at Mount Clear, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by RAllen Acrothamnus hookeri (Mountain beard heath) at Mount Clear, ACT - 1 Aug 2020 by Sarah2019 Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Mount Clear, ACT - 1 Aug 2020 by Sarah2019
Agaristodes feisthamelii (A day flying noctuid moth) at Mount Clear, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by rawshorty
Monistria concinna (Southern Pyrgomorph) at Mount Clear, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by rawshorty
Podalonia tydei (Caterpillar-hunter wasp) at Mount Clear, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by RAllen
Acrothamnus hookeri (Mountain beard heath) at Mount Clear, ACT - 1 Aug 2020 by Sarah2019
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Mount Clear, ACT - 1 Aug 2020 by Sarah2019

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 15 Abundance
  • 24 Oct 2021 03:23 PM Recorded on
  • MichaelMulvaney Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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