Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Eastern Lubber Grasshopper Nymph

Romalea microptera

Description:

Dark colored hopper with red stripe and accents.

Habitat:

Jean Lafitte national historical park in south eastern Louisiana.

Notes:

Was moving back legs in an interesting fashion when I got close.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Eastern Lubber Grasshopper Nymph
Romalea microptera BioBlitz Bug 8 - Romalea microptera - BugGuide.Net


Sign in to suggest organism ID

6 Comments

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

It's a vampire's coat! Cool.

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Cool spot Yasser! The black and red make it look evil!

Yasser
Yasser 7 years ago

Thanks ulvalactuca! It was a cool little lubber.

Yasser
Yasser 7 years ago

Thanks Ava and thanks for the ID Bayucca :)

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

WOW! Spectacular spotting! Never seen anything like that!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Beautiful.

Yasser
Spotted by
Yasser

Louisiana, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

Related Spottings

Southeastern lubber grasshopper Lubber Grasshopper eastern lubber grasshopper Southern Lubber

Nearby Spottings

Spotting Copperhead Dragonfly Southern Copperhead