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Plains Lubber

Brachystola magna

Description:

Very large, wingless grasshopper. Varies greatly in color from brown to gray, green, blue, or pink.

Habitat:

Found this among herbaceous vegetation in an otherwise very dry agricultural area just off the side of the road.

Notes:

Populations of this species have a boom and bust cycle.

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2 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Beautiful shot! Looks like it has tattoos all over! ;-)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

This one is really beautiful great shot :)

BugEric
Spotted by
BugEric

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Jan 7, 2013

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