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Olive-green Swamp Grasshopper - Paroxya clavuliger - female

Olive-green Swamp Grasshopper - Paroxya clavuliger - Female
Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
May 13, 2008
Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

Paroxya clavuliger
A female with legs greener than average.

Very closely related to Melanoplus.

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Looks to me like it might be Scudder's Short-winged Grasshopper (Melanoplus scudderi) but wait for an expert like David Ferguson or Eric Eaton to comment.