Pale Matchstick Grasshopper
Ventral
Ellura
Slant Face
Nymph
 
    
Mottled Matchstick Grasshopper (Prorifera ES1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Matchstick Grasshopper (Morabidae)
Species: Mottled Matchstick Grasshopper (Prorifera ES1)
This Photo:     Male: profile

Thank you Dr Michael Kearney for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Michael explained that both location and the number of antennal segments pointed to this genus.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Apr-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.