Southern Austroicetes
S4: ventral
Bark-mimicking Grasshopper
S5: Juvi: dorsal
Australian Plague Locust (Chortoicetes terminifera)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Australian Plague Locust (Chortoicetes terminifera)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere

Copyright © 2010-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Jan-2010
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.