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Acrida conica

2 Giant green slantface at Broulee, NSW

Acrida conica at Broulee, NSW - 10 Apr 2021
Acrida conica at Broulee, NSW - 10 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Acrida conica 24 Jul 2021 RogerF
Acrida conica 24 Jul 2021 MattFox

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User's notes

It seemed that this individual may have been laying eggs? It had its abdomen buried in the ground.

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RogerF wrote:
   24 Jul 2021
Weird place to lay, usually loam preferred.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Apr 2021 04:48 PM Recorded on
  • MattFox Recorded by

Additional information

  • 50mm or larger Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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