Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Acrotylus
Family: Acrididae (Insecta/Orthoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
patruelis
NOTES

A large brown grasshopper. Middle legs elongated for digging. It eats vegetation. Buries itself when disturbed or in windy conditions.


AUTHORITY
(Herrich-Schäffer, 1838)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Appears dull brown when sitting still
Colour: Brown
Notes: Has bright red on the hind wings which shows when it flies
Colour: Red
Common Name
Slender burrowing grasshopper
Banded wing grasshopper
Grasshopper
Habitat
NOTES: Usually found in open areas in the bush such as roadways
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
December
All year
Synonyms for Species
Gryllus patruelis



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