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Acrida conica

Giant green slantface at Stromlo, ACT

Acrida conica at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Acrida conica at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Acrida conica at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Acrida conica at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Acrida conica 17 Jan 2022 RogerF
Keyacris scurra 17 Jan 2022 HelenCross

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2 comments

RogerF wrote:
   17 Jan 2022
I've fallen into that trap again. These are nymphs of Acrida conica. Too many antenna segments to be Ks. Also stripes on side of head and vestiges of wing pads that will gradually enlarge at each instar.
HelenCross wrote:
   17 Jan 2022
Ah, I thought they at first and then when they're were a number of smaller ones in the same spot, just like the Keyacris I changed my mind!

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Osphranter robustus (Wallaroo) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. pauciflora (White Sally, Snow Gum) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Swainsona monticola (Notched swainson-pea) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Calomela maculicollis (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Sus scrofa (Pig (feral)) at Stromlo, ACT - 11 Sep 2021 by HelenCross
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenCross

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2022 12:29 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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