Wet-area Grasshopper
Nymph
Adelaide Hills
Grassland Grasshopper
Dorsal
 
    
Wet-area Grasshopper (Praxibulus sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Wet-area Grasshopper (Praxibulus sp)
This Photo:     Adult

Thank you Robert Read for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
Similar to Kosciuscola sp, but as you can imagine from the name, they are an alpine species.
Generally considered to be from the Eastern State, possibly in the Adelaide Hills due to human activity.
They can be green or brown.

Copyright © 2010- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Nov-2010
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.