This page contains pictures and information about the Common Gesonula
Grasshoppers that we found in the
Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 30mm
is a northern Australian species and not suppose to found them here in
Brisbane. We found one once in Karawatha Forest on July 2007. It was on Hakea
Track at the edge of a small pond.
- It was Sun-bathing
on leaf on water surface during a warm winter day.
recognized this grasshopper by the banded-pattern on the antenna and its
- 1. Grasshopper
Country - the Abundant Orthopteroid Insects of Australia, D Rentz,
UNSW Press, 1996, p179, plate258.
- 2. A
Guide to Australian Grasshoppers and Locusts - DCF Rentz, RC Lewis, YN
Su and MS Upton, 2003, p69.
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