Spur-throated Locust
Spur-throated Locust
Spur-throated Locust (Austracris guttulosa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Spur-throated Locust (Austracris guttulosa)
This Photo:     Adult

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
The Female we caught & measured at Ellura was small for a female, ~55mm tip to tail & ~110mm wingspan.

Copyright © 2011-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 12-Mar-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.