Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#456460
Fork-face Pygmy Grasshopper - Neotettix proavus

Fork-face Pygmy Grasshopper - Neotettix proavus
Merchants Millpond State Park, Gatesville, Gates County, North Carolina, USA
September 18, 2010
Size: 10mm
Found on hillside, along edge of cypress/tupelo swamp.

A Neotettix
I think it is actually adult, but I can't quite tell for sure in this image.

Moved from ID Request.

 
Other Images ...
I have a few other images of this individual - not sure on the angles. What do you need to determine whether or not this is an adult? Thanks for the ID!

 
If you have a clearer shot of the side
that has the hind leg held at a lower angle, I might be able to tell. The development of the wings is always a good clue. However, even in adults of this group, it's ofte difficult to see them.

 
Checked other images ...
sorry, no dice - all the others have the hind leg at the same angle - the little fella didn't move at all. oh well, win some/lose some. thanks for the help - by the way, I need a good grasshopper book - any suggestions? I have: FIELD GUIDE TO GRASSHOPPERS, KATYDIDS, AND CRICKETS OF THE UNITED STATES
John L. Capinera; Ralph D. Scott; Thomas J. Walker
NOT impressed! Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.