Yellow-winged Locust
Adelaide Hills
Gumleaf Grasshopper
Yellow-winged Locust (Gastrimargus musicus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Caelifera: Acrididae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Yellow-winged Locust (Gastrimargus musicus)
This Photo:     Instar

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

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
This particular specimen was identified by Matthew Connors with our thanks. Originally identified as a Gumleaf Grasshopper (Goniaea australasiae), but Matthew noticed the error highlighting the head was the wrong shape. You can also see the antennae are much thinner with this species.
General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2016-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Feb-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.