Crepitating Spurthroat
Murray Mallee Region
Blue-legged Hairy Grasshopper
Blue-legged Hairy Grasshopper (Tapesta carneipes)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Caelifera: Acrididae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Blue-legged Hairy Grasshopper (Tapesta carneipes)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Robert Read for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
~14mm long

Copyright © 2020-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Aug-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.