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Differential Grasshopper

Melanoplus differentialis

Description:

Large gray-green grasshopper with black herringbone pattern on hind femora and yellow hind tibiae. Widespread throughout North America and can be a significant crop pest in agricultural areas.

Habitat:

Urban garden, perched on butterfly bush (Buddleia sp.)

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AbigailParker
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AbigailParker

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 11, 2008
Submitted on Jun 22, 2012

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