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Northern Green-striped Grasshopper nymph - Chortophaga viridifasciata

Northern Green-striped Grasshopper nymph - Chortophaga viridifasciata
Hoosier National Forest, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
October 4, 2011
Could this be a pygmy grasshopper? I found this tiny fellow in leaf litter near a lake. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Thanks so much to both of you for your help! No wonder I couldn't find an id for this fellow - I was looking in the wrong place :)

Grasshopper nymph
I would agree that this is a nymph of Chortophaga but I am not an expert either. C. viridifasciata nymphs come in brown, grey or green and pink. The males are most often brown/grey and females most often green. They are numerous up here in southern Manitoba right now. They will overwinter as nymphs.

I think it's a Chortophaga nymph
Something along the lines of .

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