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Two-striped Grasshopper

Melanoplus bivittatus


about 1", yellowish green, fifth instar female nymph


urban garden


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 12 years ago
Two-striped Grasshopper
Melanoplus bivittatus Grasshopper Nymphs - Melanoplus spp.

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Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

Thanks for the comments and Amber for ID.

Christiane 12 years ago

Great shot..

Annie T
Annie T 12 years ago

Fantastic shot Dan

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

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

MickGrant 12 years ago

very fine photos Dan

CindyBinghamKeiser 12 years ago

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

Dan Doucette
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Dan Doucette

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Ontario, Canada

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

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