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Very large grasshopper for ID, please

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Offline Trik

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« on: October 16, 2018, 19:19 PM »
Photographed late September in La Janda.  It was even bigger than the Egyptian Grasshopper.  Despite trawling through over half of the photos in grasshoppersofeurope.com, I haven't been able to ID it yet, so hope someone here can help, please.

Offline Trik

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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2018, 18:12 PM »
In case anyone is interested, I finally tracked down an ID and it is Acanthacris ruficornis or Brown-headed Grasshopper.  I think it's a type of locust.

Offline BrenJ

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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2018, 09:54 AM »
 With the "humbug" eyes it certainly looks like Anacridium aegypticum. I didn't realise other species had those eyes.

Brenda