Valanga irregularis

  Giant Grasshopper. Australia's largest Grasshopper. Females up to 75mm, males to 55mm. Colour from cream to grey, sometimes in a mottled form. Hind tibial spines are orange to red with black tips. The hind wing is smoky grey.

Picture 1.  Female Picture 2. Female underside Picture 3. Tubercle in the throat. Picture 4. Male 'mating' with a peg
Picture 5. Nymphs (1st instar) Picture 6. Mottled form Picture 7. Wings