Red-legged Urnisa
Camouflage but Purple Foot
Ellura
Eastern Urnisa
Adult: profile, Legs Down
 
    
Eastern Urnisa (Urnisa sp 1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Eastern Urnisa (Urnisa sp 1)
This Photo:     Adult: profile, Legs Up

Thank you Matthew Connors for identifying this species for us

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
Notice the typical purple / lilac feet & "shin" of the Peakesia
Normally this is quite hidden when the grasshopper is as rest.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Dec-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.