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Two-striped Grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - male

Two-striped Grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - Male
Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado, USA
July 17, 2011
Size: 1 inch long
This grasshopper was in the grassland foothills of the Rockies.



a nearly mature male nymph of a Two-striped Grasshopper
Melanoplus bivittatus

It couldn't look more different from the small bright green nymph that I sent in the other day! Thanks very much.

The differences in coloring from one to the next
can indeed be amazing

Moved from ID Request.

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