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Backyard Mystery - Schistocerca americana

Backyard Mystery - Schistocerca americana
Elrod, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
August 24, 2017
Size: Approximately 5 cm
My 3 yr old and I were on our last bug walk for the day when I see this gorgeous green grasshopper on a leaf of an oak tree. I haven't seen one quite like this one before so we brought it home where I got to watch its final molt late last night while still searching for an id. I have a guess but I don't think that particular species occurs in this area. Please help because I am going crazy trying to figure it out.

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