Red-legged Urnisa

Urnisa rugosa de Saussure, 1884

A right winged grasshopper that features (Pronotum rugose) a wrinkled or corrugated plate that covers the dorsal (top) of the thorax. The femur is barred and the inside of the legs has some red colouring.

Sorry I am working on providing identification images and information for this species please check back soon

What habitats does Urnisa rugosa live in?

Seems to be around sandy soils

What is the distribution of Urnisa rugosa?

Found near the coast from north of Geraldton, along the south coast to Victoria and Tasmania

How big does Urnisa rugosa grow?

Can grow to around 20mm

Common Name:
Family Name:
Conservation Status:
Provided by The Atlas of Living Australia
Header Image:
Species Added:
Species Updated:
Sorry I do not have any videos for this species at the moment I am working hard to bring more video content as often as I can

Disclaimer: A lot of work goes into trying to identify and ensure accurate identifications are made and that the listed Descriptions, Sizes, Habitats and Distribution information is as accurate and valid as possible. Unfortunately, information in this arena is ever changing and as such no guarantee can be offered that it is correct or currently valid as a result the information is provided as a guide, and it is always suggested that you do a little research to ensure you have the latest and most accurate information. View the reference's or bibliography I welcome any feedback and comments on the information provided.

Take me back up