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Grasshopper (Acrididae)Acrida conica

Giant Slant-face at Bemboka, NSW

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Acrida conica at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Acrida conica at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Acrida conica at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020

Identification history

Grasshopper (Acrididae) Acrida conica 14 Jan 2020 RogerF
Grasshopper (Acrididae) Acrida conica 14 Jan 2020 JackieMiles

Author's notes

Very well camouflaged in the grass. Would not have spotted it if I hadn't seen it fly in, and obviously it was relying on that camouflage as it let me approach quite close. There were plenty of other grasshoppers around, but all much flightier than this species.

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Nearby Sightings

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Archichauliodes sp. (Alderfly or Dobsonfly) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Leptospermum emarginatum (Twin Flower Teatree) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Cuspicona stenuella (Shield bug) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Repsimus manicatus montanus (Green nail beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Calomela ruficeps (Leaf beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Amorbus sp. (tip-wilting bug / stink bug) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Choristhemis flavoterminata (Yellow-tipped Tigertail) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Tenagogerris euphrosyne (Water Strider) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Austrolestes cingulatus (Metallic Ringtail) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Paropsis atomaria (Eucalypt Paropsine Beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Heteronyx dimidiata (Scarab or Chafer) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 Acer negundo (Box Elder) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Calystegia marginata (Forest Bindweed) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 Hygrocybe sp. (Hygrocybe) at Bemboka, NSW - 7 Apr 2019 Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Bemboka, NSW - 26 Jan 2018 Micraspis frenata (Striped Ladybird) at Bemboka, NSW - 26 Jan 2018 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Bemboka, NSW - 28 Sep 2014
Archichauliodes sp. (Alderfly or Dobsonfly) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Leptospermum emarginatum (Twin Flower Teatree) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Cuspicona stenuella (Shield bug) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Repsimus manicatus montanus (Green nail beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Calomela ruficeps (Leaf beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Amorbus sp. (tip-wilting bug / stink bug) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Choristhemis flavoterminata (Yellow-tipped Tigertail) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Tenagogerris euphrosyne (Water Strider) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Austrolestes cingulatus (Metallic Ringtail) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalypt Paropsine Beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Heteronyx dimidiata (Scarab or Chafer) at Bemboka, NSW - 13 Jan 2020
Acer negundo (Box Elder) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Calystegia marginata (Forest Bindweed) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Bemboka, NSW - 24 Nov 2019
Hygrocybe sp. (Hygrocybe) at Bemboka, NSW - 7 Apr 2019
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Bemboka, NSW - 26 Jan 2018
Micraspis frenata (Striped Ladybird) at Bemboka, NSW - 26 Jan 2018
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Bemboka, NSW - 28 Sep 2014

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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