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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.

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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

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

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

A well engineered beast.

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Virginia, USA

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

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