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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

Acrida conica 14 Jan 2020 RogerF
Acrida conica 14 Jan 2020 JackieMiles

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

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2020 Recorded on
  • JackieMiles Recorded by
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