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Green-striped Grasshopper

Chortophaga viridifasciata


A sweet-looking, good sized grasshopper.

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Green-striped Grasshopper
Chortophaga viridifasciata Species Chortophaga viridifasciata - Green-striped Grasshopper - BugGuide.Net

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Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Yeah they're here now! never seen one like it, was really surprised. :) thanks for the info.

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Hi Joshua, nice series! Now, I know the range for this species isn't supposed to reach California but I don't think there is any other species of grasshopper this could be (they are one of my favorites!). I think yours is an adult female green phase. She looks like this:

I saw both brown and green nymphs of this species last summer here in NY. They are super cute nymphs (in my opinion):

You might want to consider submitting this to They don't have any records of them occuring in California and they could verify the species.

Josh Asel
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Josh Asel

Sebastopol, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 24, 2013
Submitted on Mar 24, 2013

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