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Coryphistes ruricola

Bark-mimicking Grasshopper at Kowen, ACT

Coryphistes ruricola at Kowen, ACT - 23 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Coryphistes ruricola 23 Apr 2022 RogerF
Unidentified 23 Apr 2022 Bugologist

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Large Locust? Deceased on branch for some time. Hind quarters darkening with rot?

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RogerF wrote:
   23 Apr 2022
Killed by entomophagous fungus, probably Metarhizium. See p 160 my book.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Apr 2022 09:58 AM Recorded on
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  • 50mm or larger Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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