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Species Metator pardalinus - Blue-legged Grasshopper

Oedipodine in the Gravel - Metator pardalinus - male Grasshopper with blue tibia - Metator pardalinus - male Metator pardalinus - female Metator pardalinus - female Metator pardalinus - female Unidentified Orthoptera - Family Acrididae - Metator pardalinus - female Blue-legged Grasshopper - Metador pardalinus - Metator pardalinus - male Grasshopper ID in CO 08/08 - Metator pardalinus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Caelifera (Grasshoppers)
Family Acrididae (Short-horned Grasshoppers)
Subfamily Oedipodinae (Band-winged Grasshoppers)
Tribe Psinidiini
Genus Metator
Species pardalinus (Blue-legged Grasshopper)
Internet References
Grasshoppers of Texhoma-Goodwell ~ Image and common name.

Wyoming Agricultural Species Fact Sheet ~ Information and images of various stages of development.