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Gumleaf Grasshopper

Goniaea australasiae

Description:

Gumleaf grasshopper (Goniaea australasiae), also known as the Deadleaf grasshopper. Third instars nymph. The grasshopper is an insect of the suborder Caelifera in the order Orthoptera. To distinguish it from bush crickets or katydids, it is sometimes referred to as the short-horned grasshopper. Grasshoppers have antennae that are generally shorter than their body and short ovipositors. They also have pinchers or mandibles that cut and tear off food.

Habitat:

Xanthorrhoeaceae sp. and Eucalypts, adelaide hills

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3 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

And that little grasshopper was my first NOAH spotting. :)

Aonach_Eagach
Aonach_Eagach 10 years ago

Yes lori your'e right, they are definitely the same

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago
Aonach_Eagach
Spotted by
Aonach_Eagach

5152, South Australia, Australia

Spotted on Aug 14, 2011
Submitted on Aug 14, 2011

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