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Wyoming Toothpick Grasshopper

Paropomala wyomingensis

Description:

Small- to medium-sized, extremely slender grasshopper with sword-shaped antennae. White stripe beneath eye is characteristic.

Habitat:

Large open field with short grass, rabbitbrush, and prickly-pear cacti.

Notes:

One of the more extreme "slant-faced" grasshopper species.

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1 Comment

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Great spotting BugEric, I had never seen one like this before, the name fits it perfectly.

BugEric
Spotted by
BugEric

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Oct 16, 2011
Submitted on Jan 11, 2013

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