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Devastating Grasshopper

Melanoplus devastator


Devastating grasshoppers are good fliers. They were responsible for enormous damage to rangeland in the United States in 1957 and 1958, destroying 3 - 4.5 million acres by reaching densities of 35 - 100 feeding grasshoppers per square yard.

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California, USA

Lat: 39.00, Long: -120.74

Spotted on Oct 22, 2017
Submitted on Oct 31, 2017

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