Collared Pardillana
Ellura
Wingless Grasshopper
Mating
 
    
Wingless Grasshopper (Phaulacridium vittatum)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Wingless Grasshopper (Phaulacridium vittatum)
This Photo:     Mating

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
~17mm long
These two sightings are important to show both the colour & wing configuration of these grasshopper.
They have variable wing length & stripes can be missing.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 22-Feb-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.