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


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6 Comments

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 6 years ago

It's a vampire's coat! Cool.

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

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

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Thanks ulvalactuca! It was a cool little lubber.

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Thanks Ava and thanks for the ID Bayucca :)

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 6 years ago

WOW! Spectacular spotting! Never seen anything like that!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

Beautiful.

Yasser
Spotted by
Yasser

Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.79, Long: -90.11

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

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