Peakesia
Camouflage
Ellura
Peakesia
Profile, Legs Down
 
    
Peakesia (Peakesia sp)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Grasshopper Cricket (Orthoptera)
Family: Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Peakesia (Peakesia sp)
This Photo:     Profile, Legs Up

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)

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Dec-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species