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Ridgeback Grasshopper

Spharagemon cristatum

Description:

Brown and black grasshopper that blends in too well with pine straw, twigs and similar decaying matter on the ground.

Habitat:

Sandy areas, often on sand bars of stream beds, near lake shores, in dune areas, along sandy roads or ditch banks.

Notes:

Spotted at Torreya state park on the Apalachicola River west of Tallahassee, FL.

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robert emond
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robert emond

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2019
Submitted on Jul 4, 2019

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