Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Differential Grasshopper

Melanoplus differentialis

Description:

Fairly large grasshopper. This one is mostly pale green and yellow but the species can vary from tan to green to yellow. No markings on the body but a distinctive herringbone pattern on the hind femora.

Habitat:

Suburban. Attempting to blend in with the remnants of a small veggie garden.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 months ago

Amazing body ! Love the first pic - he looks muscular.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 months ago

A well engineered beast.

ForestDragon
Spotted by
ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2016
Submitted on Jul 13, 2020

Spotted for Mission

Related Spottings

GrassHopper Melanoplus differentialis Two-striped Grasshopper Differential Grasshopper

Nearby Spottings

Spotting Brown Stink Bug Leaf-footed Bug life stages Unknown Coral Fungus
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors