Austracris guttulosa

  Spur-throated Locust. A long thin triangle extends down from the eye. The head and thorax have a central light stripe. The throat spur is distinctive having a curve to the rear. The hind wings are clear. Hind leg tibia is pink to mauve with the spines being white with a dark tip. Females to 80mm and males to 65mm.

Picture 1.  Adult Picture 2. Wings Picture 3. Throat spur Picture 4. Nymph



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