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Photo#559135
Puccoon Prairie grasshopper - Melanoplus bispinosus - female

Puccoon Prairie grasshopper - Melanoplus bispinosus - Female
Puccoon Prairie, Polk County, Iowa, USA
July 29, 2011
The grasshopper didn't seem to mind the heat and humidity the way I did. Get me back south of the Maxon-Dixon!

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I'm fairly sure this is a female Melanoplus bispinosus
Moved from Melanoplus.