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American bird grasshopper, (nymph)

Schistocerca americana


It is a medium sized grasshopper with a green color to the thorax and abdomen. Around the eyes there is some yellow and dark green. It was about 30 mm. long. Seemed to be a fully grown nymph about to shed into an adult specimen.


Suburban, Fort Worth, Texas. Sitting on some Okra plants.


It is native to North America, where it occurs in the eastern United States, Mexico, and the Bahamas. It was a female specimen.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jul 8, 2020
Submitted on Jul 15, 2020

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