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Cattail toothpick grasshopper

Leptysma marginicollis

Description:

Found this large spur-throat toothpick grasshopper resting on my car in a parking lot.

Habitat:

Urban area.

Notes:

Taken with iPhone. Thanks to Cindy B. for the head start on the ID and BugGuide for confirmation.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Cattail Toothpick Grasshopper
Leptysma marginicollis marginicollis Subspecies Leptysma marginicollis marginicollis - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah a year ago

No need to apologize about the double ID’s, Cindy, because there are so many possibilities within Leptysminae (which you’ve correctly identified). Thanks a lot for the leads! I’ll start comparing.

Sorry for the double ID. I'm not familiar with Florida Orthoptera but these will get you started :-)

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Homestead, Florida, United States

Spotted on Dec 25, 2015
Submitted on Jun 1, 2019

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