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Goniaea sp.

Goniaea sp.

Image of grasshopper

(Dead Leaf Grasshopper)

FAMILY

Acrididae

Species

Goniaea sp.

Common name

Dead Leaf Grasshopper

Main colour

Brown

Size

45-50 mm long

Campus

Townsville

Description

This grasshopper with its grey-brown body blends with the background of dead leaves, hence the common name. Distinguished by the firm collar or arched crest just behind the head. The inner side of the hind legs is yellow and black. Chiefly found in eucalypt woodlands.