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Peakesia (Peakesia sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Peakesia (Peakesia sp)
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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.