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  Kosciuscola tristis Rehn
Common Name
  chameleon grasshopper
   
   
 
Not verified Present
Native
Phylum: ARTHROPODA
Class: HEXAPODA
Order: Orthoptera
Image © CSIRO Family: Acrididae
Notes: Chamaleon grasshopper is unique amongst grasshoppers in that males change from black when cold or at night to blue as the temperature rises and back again as it falls. Females are greenish and show little or no colour change.
   
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