Wingless Grasshopper

Phaulacridium vittatum (Sjöstedt, 1920)

Although this species is commonly known as the "wingless" grasshopper, the adults are winged. The form of the wings can be either short, and non-functional with regards to flight, or long and fully functional. Colour pattern in this species is highly variable with the white side stripes fully formed to absent with body and head bi-coloured to largely green or even completely black

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What habitats does Phaulacridium vittatum live in?

Urban gardens, woodlands, open grass areas and along the edges of water

What is the distribution of Phaulacridium vittatum?

South-western and south-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Phaulacridium vittatum grow?

Body up to 2 cm long

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