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Spur-throated Grasshopper nymph

Melanoplus sp

Description:

Yellow colored grasshopper nymph with red, mottled eyes. There is a black spot on each side above the middle leg. The thorax has a light stripe across it. Legs are banded.

Habitat:

Coast Sage Scrub during a wildlife transect survey at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve.

Notes:

Possibly Melanoplus cinereus cyanipes or M. devastator

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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