Butterflies, grasshoppers, and Autumn breeding


by Kerri-Lee Harris

Autumn is not a month we usually associate with the start of new life. And yet many insects are frantically getting the next generation underway before the weather cools. 

One of the grasshoppers - Caledia captiva - is a 'first time' record for NatureMapr!

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