Disappearing Grasshopper
Ventral
Ellura
Hairy Grasshopper
Nymph, dorsal
 
    
Hairy Grasshopper (Tapesta sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Hairy Grasshopper (Tapesta sp)
This Photo:     Adult

Thank you Ethan Beaver for confirming the identification of this species

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

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Jan-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species