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Bark-mimicking grasshopper- Coryphistes ruricola Found on eucalyptus tree with bark blackened by bushfire. The hopper was almost black and very well camouflaged. Had to lighten the image to see details more clearly. Australia,Bark-Mimicking Grasshopper,Coryphistes ruricola,Geotagged,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Bark-mimicking grasshopper- Coryphistes ruricola

Found on eucalyptus tree with bark blackened by bushfire. The hopper was almost black and very well camouflaged. Had to lighten the image to see details more clearly.

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  1. Sorry for the delay in species creation, nice find! Posted 14 days ago

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Coryphistes ruricola, the Bark-Mimicking Grasshopper, is a species of grasshopper endemic to Australia.

Similar species: Grasshoppers And Crickets
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Aug 6, 2019 15:08 in 6 Roma Rd, Valentine NSW 2280, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/790s
  • ISO3200
  • 135mm