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Red-shanked Grasshopper

Xanthippus corallipes


Roughly 28-30 mm in size, colored as shown. Females larger than this male specimen.


On trail through mixed conifer and aspen forest at elevation of over 9,000 ft.


Specimens from higher elevations are smaller and darker, with less spotting, than specimens from lower elevations.

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2013
Submitted on Jun 5, 2013

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