Inland Macrotona
S4 Male: Profile, released
Ellura
Inland Macrotona
S3 Female: Head, profile
 
    
Inland Macrotona (Macrotona cf securiformis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Inland Macrotona (Macrotona cf securiformis)
This Photo:     S3 Female: Head, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The one female we found & captured was ~24mm long. The male was ~16mm long.
These have a white face compared to M. australis. Males are smaller and usually short-winged. Females are always fully winged.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Feb-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.