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Grasshopper - Dissosteira carolina - female

Grasshopper - Dissosteira carolina - Female
Ames High Prairie, Story County, Iowa, USA
July 30, 2011
Size: ~22mm, head to abdomen
Found in a shaded low area near the ground. Other species of grasshoppers were nearby.


yes, Carolina Grasshopper
Moved from Grasshoppers.

Maybe Carolina Grasshopper
Compare Carolina Grasshopper nymphs:

I think you can see the notch in the pronotum, perhaps indicating this one. Perhaps best to wait on expert opinion? I've got photos of similar nymphs.

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