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

Join Project Noah!

Lubber Grasshopper

Xyleus discoideus

Description:

grayish grasshopper with a crest from the back of its head

Habitat:

tropical forest, 1000m

Notes:

I spotted many grasshoppers and katydids in the forest around Ginger's Paradise near Bermejo. Some were near tame like this one and totally calm when I tried to get them on my hand.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Thanks Kel!

Sckel
Sckel 2 years ago

Hi Dan, This is Xyleus discoideus. Romaleidae. :)

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Municipio Samaipata, SCZ, Bolivia

Lat: -18.32, Long: -63.82

Spotted on Jan 2, 2016
Submitted on Jul 2, 2016

Spotted for Mission

Related Spottings

Xyleus (?) Xyleus (?) Xyleus sp. Xyleus (?)

Nearby Spottings

Beyrich's Galeandra katydid Spotting Spotting