Orange-lichen Stonehopper
Female, Hind Leg & Abdomen
Yellow-winged Locust
Orange-lichen Stonehopper (Cratilopus sp ES04)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Crickets, Grasshoppers & Katydids (Orthoptera)
Family: Short-horned Grasshopper (Caelifera: Acrididae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Orange-lichen Stonehopper (Cratilopus sp ES04)
This Photo:     🔍Female, ventral🔎

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

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Female ~26mm long.
1. the very 3 dimensional pronotum trailing edge.
2. Black hind shins.
3. Purple hind feet.
4. Black inner hind thighs, with orange an orange stripe along the bottem edge.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.