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American bird grasshopper, (nymph)

Schistocerca americana

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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Ornithoptera80
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Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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

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