Giant Crested Grasshopper
Head, profile
Ellura
Giant Crested Grasshopper
Leg spines
 
    
Giant Crested Grasshopper (Macrolopholia sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Giant Crested Grasshopper (Macrolopholia sp)
This Photo:     Face

Thank you Robert Read for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 12-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species