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Phaulacridium vittatum

1 Wingless Grasshopper at Tennent, ACT

Phaulacridium vittatum at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2022
Phaulacridium vittatum at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2022
Phaulacridium vittatum at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2022
Phaulacridium vittatum at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2022
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Identification history

Phaulacridium vittatum 4 Aug 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Phaulacridium vittatum 4 Aug 2022 RogerF
Unidentified 3 Aug 2022 TimL

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User's notes

The larger of two grasshoppers sighted on the same rock about 300mm apart, this one in front of the smaller one. There was no interaction between the two at the time. This grasshopper was missing a leg on its right side. The smaller grasshopper is shown in previous sighting 4439968.

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Nearby sightings

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Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2022 by TimL Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Tennent, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by SWishart Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by BrianH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2022 by TimL
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Tennent, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by SWishart
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by BrianH

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Aug 2022 12:43 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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