Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust)

Yellow-winged Locust, Gastrimargus musicus. The single representative of this genus.  This grasshopper emits a loud clicking noise as it flies.  the yellow bands on the wings can only be seen in flight.

April 2015
North East River, Flinders Island
Image by Neil Duncan, used with permission.

Late January 2018
Almo Reserve, Forth River, Kindred


Mid February 2023
Narawntapu National Park
Details from a dead adult
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