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Central Otago grasshopper

Central Otago grasshopper

One of New Zealand’s rarest grasshoppers is Sigaus childi. It is flightless, and restricted to a few isolated, stony habitats in the dry interior of Central Otago.

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George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Alpine insects', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007