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Requesting Acrididae ID - Melanoplus - female

Requesting Acrididae ID - Melanoplus - Female
Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County, California, USA
September 4, 2015

Looks much like Melanoplus cinereus ssp. cyanipes
A mirror image of those we get down in the basin and in the Santa Monicas.

an adult female Spur-throat Grasshopper, in the genus Melanoplus
I'm not sure of the species off-hand, but will probably be able to figure it out when I have time to sit down and look at the possibile options.

Moved from ID Request.


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