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Ridgeback Grasshopper

Spharagemon cristatum


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


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


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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