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Plains Lubber Grasshopper (female)

Brachystola magna


Large, heavy grasshopper around 6cm in length; head, thorax, and legs are mainly green with brown markings and two pale stripes behind the head; abdomen is pale with three dark stripes down the back. Very well camouflaged among the vegetation. Despite its weight, this grasshopper is a very strong jumper, able of leaps well over 1.5 meters.


Found in the semi arid region in El Cimatario nature park, outside Queretaro.

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Querétaro, Mexico

Lat: 20.53, Long: -100.36

Spotted on Oct 23, 2016
Submitted on Oct 30, 2016

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