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Grasshopper (Acrididae)Gastrimargus musicus

Yellow-winged Locust at Mimosa Rocks National Park

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Gastrimargus musicus at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 5 Feb 2019
Gastrimargus musicus at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 5 Feb 2019
Gastrimargus musicus at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 5 Feb 2019
Gastrimargus musicus at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 5 Feb 2019

Identification history

Grasshopper (Acrididae) Gastrimargus musicus 5 Feb 2019 KerriLee

Author's notes

Yellow-wings very obvious in flight. Photos 1-3 show a single individual female, laying eggs into a hole on the sandy soil of a walking track. Photo 4 was nearby, and clearly smaller ... perhaps a male (?)

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Nearby Sightings

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Hypoxis hygrometrica var. hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Polymeria calycina at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Myrmecia tarsata (Bullant or Bulldog ant) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Pseuderanthemum variabile (Pastel Flower) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 5 Feb 2019

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5 Feb 2019 2:23 PM Recorded on
  • KerriLee Recorded by
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