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Stripped Grasshopper nymph - Melanoplus lakinus

Stripped Grasshopper nymph - Melanoplus lakinus
S of Santa Rita Experimental Research Station, Florida Canyon, Coronado NF, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 27, 2013
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The little Tiger-striped nymphs are Melanoplus lakinus
They outgrow it as they molt. The only other species that I know of with similar coloring as a nymph is M. tuberculatus, but that one is in Texas, not Arizona. Could be another one or two in California, but I haven't seen the nymphs on those (?) "relatives" yet.

Moved from Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids.

this reminds me of Aidemona azteca...
Moved from ID Request.

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