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Rainbow Grasshopper

Dactylotum bicolor

Description:

Medium-sized wingless grasshopper. Ornately marked with white, black, orange or red, and blue. Unmistakable.

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 are highly localized.

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8 Comments

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 8 years ago

Very pretty..:)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Gorgeous grasshopper. Nice one BugEric

Amazinf capture Bugeric,gorgeous grasshopper,congrats and thanks for sharing

PongWira
PongWira 8 years ago

Great, colourful.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

What a stunning grasshopper!

AdamBT
AdamBT 8 years ago

Very nice spotting!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow!!!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

This one is even nicer great spot !

BugEric
Spotted by
BugEric

Colorado, USA

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

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