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Two-striped Grasshopper

Melanoplus bivittatus

Description:

about 1", yellowish green, fifth instar female nymph

Habitat:

urban garden

Notes:

I spotted this at Oak Hall and brought it home to photograph it. There were a lot of these around, small very small.

1 Species ID Suggestions

AmberLundeen
AmberLundeen 11 years ago
Two-striped Grasshopper
Melanoplus bivittatus Grasshopper Nymphs - Melanoplus spp.


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6 Comments

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks for the comments and Amber for ID.

Christiane
Christiane 11 years ago

Great shot..

Annie T
Annie T 11 years ago

Fantastic shot Dan

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks. Yes, it's too bad they are so destructive. Some grasshoppers have amazing coloration.

MickGrant
MickGrant 11 years ago

very fine photos Dan

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 11 years ago

Great pics of the grasshopper! It's actually cute. Too bad they're so destructive :)

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 29, 2011
Submitted on Jul 30, 2011

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