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Large, all-green grasshopper with pointed head, orange antennae, and semi-circular crest on pronotum (top of thorax) are all distinctive characteristics.
Degraded shortgrass prairie habitat: weedy, with Giant Blazingstar (a host plant for this grasshopper), sunflower, cactus, yucca....
Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on Jul 20, 2013