Southern Austroicetes
S4, male: ventral
Ellura
Crusty Grasshopper
S3, Female, profile
 
                      
Crusty Grasshopper (Caperrala sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Acrididae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Crusty Grasshopper (Caperrala sp)
This Photo:     🔍S2, Female, profile🔎
Other name: Common Wrinkled-headed Grasshopper

Thank you Robert Read & Matthew Connors for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~30mm long. Purple hind legs. We photographed 6 specimens, 3 females, in Mar (F), Apr, May, Oct & Nov (F).

Copyright © 2014-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Nov-2014
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.