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Crickets and Katydids

Green-legged Matchstick
Green-body Matchstick
Brown-striped Matchstick
Mottled Matchstick 
Common Pyrgomorph
Musgrave's Psednura
Green Grass Pyrgimorph
Diving Grasshopper
Creek Grasshopper
Garden Bermius
Common Gesonula
Rice Grasshopper
Beautiful Methiola
Little Black-knees
Bicoloured Cedarinia
Eastern Inland Cedarinia
Peakesia Grasshopper
Apotropina & Perbelliina 
Epallia Grasshopper
Cooloola Shortwing
Wingless Grasshopper 
Mimetic Gumleaf Ghopper
Black-kneed Gum leaf Ghopr
Slender Gumleaf Ghopper
Gumleaf Grasshopper
Common Pardillana
Common Adreppus
Pale Stem Grasshopper  
Bark-mimicking Ghopper I
Bark-mimicking Ghopper II
Macrotona & Maclystriina
Handsome Macrotona
False Perloccia
Green-legs Grasshopper 
Spur-throated Locust
Giant Grasshopper
Froggatt's Buzzer
Golden Bandwing
Giant Green Slantface
Long-legged Bandwing 
Yellow-winged Locust 
Creek Pygmy Grasshopper
Forest Pygmy Grasshopper 
Unidentified Ghoppers 


Tribe Catantopini - Subtribe Peakesiina


This page contains pictures and information about Spur-throated Grasshoppers in Subtribe Peakesiina that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Bicoloured Cedarinia
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Cedarinia sp. 3, female and male, body length 30mm, 20mm
Both female and male of this grasshopper have very tiny wings. The female size is about double of the male. The female is pale brown in colour. The male is darker in colour and look quite different. This grasshopper is common in Brisbane bushes. More pictures and information please click here.
Eastern Inland Cedarinia
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Cedarinia sp.4, female body length 30mm                                                                                        Nymph, 20mm
Both adult males and females have reduced-wings and flightless. Males are about the half size of female, but we did not find one yet. Please check this page for more information.
Peakesia Grasshopper
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Peakesia sp., body length 30mm
We found this grasshopper once in Ford Road Conservation Area on Feb 2009. For this species both male and female adults are fully-winged. Please check this page for more information. 

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p391.
2. Grasshopper Country - the Abundant Orthopteroid Insects of Australia, D Rentz, UNSW Press, 1996, p179.
3. A Guide to Australian Grasshoppers and Locusts - DCF Rentz, RC Lewis, YN Su and MS Upton, 2003. 

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