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Obscure Bird Grasshopper

Schistocerca obscura


Body green with gray or reddish-brown forewings; side of knee bright green, yellow, or whitish, conspicuously contrasting against black on dorsolateral edge of knee; similarly-colored spot on side of thorax behind pronotum; top of hindfemur has two black bars; usually has pale yellow dorsal stripe, sometimes lacking in females


Habitat yard on Belton Lake.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Nov 1, 2012
Submitted on Nov 17, 2012

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