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Perunga ochracea

3 Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper at Crestwood, NSW

Perunga ochracea at Crestwood, NSW - 28 Oct 2021
Perunga ochracea at Crestwood, NSW - 28 Oct 2021
Perunga ochracea at Crestwood, NSW - 28 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Perunga ochracea 3 Jan 2023 RogerF
Perunga ochracea 3 Jan 2023 MattM

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Significant sighting

4 Jan 2023

New location of this threatened grasshopper

1 comment

RogerF wrote:
   3 Jan 2023
Thats an amazing location surrounded by urban development. A remant population has probably existed there for many years before urbanisation.

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Location information

Species information

  • Perunga ochracea Scientific name
  • Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 28 Oct 2021 03:36 PM Recorded on
  • MattM Recorded by

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