Eastern Urnisa
Nymph: profile
Ellura
Sand Dune Grasshopper
Dorsal
 
                      
Eastern Urnisa (Urnisa sp 1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Eastern Urnisa (Urnisa sp 1)
This Photo:     Nymph: ventral

Thank you Matthew Connors for identifying and Robert Read for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This is an undescribed species, that is known about by the experts.
So it's in the Urnisa genus, and labelled "sp 1"; ie "species one".
When a species is formally described it gets a proper binomial name.

Copyright © 2015-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Sep-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.