Collared Pardillana
Ellura
Wingless Grasshopper
Mating
 
      
Orange-winged Pardillana (Pardillana sp 11)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)
Species: Orange-winged Pardillana (Pardillana sp 11)
This Photo:     Adult

Thank you Matthew Connors for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Originally thought to be an unusually coloured Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper (Goniaea opomaloides).

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 23-Jan-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.