Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Orphulella pelidna - Spotted-winged Grasshopper

Spotted-winged Grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - male Spotted-winged Grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - female Spotted-winged Grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna Spotted-winged Grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - female UNK grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - female Melanoplus bispinosus or Orphulella pelidna? - Orphulella pelidna - male Spotted-winged grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - male Saltmarsh grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Caelifera (Grasshoppers)
Family Acrididae (Short-horned Grasshoppers)
Subfamily Gomphocerinae (Slant-faced Grasshoppers)
No Taxon (Orphulella Group)
Genus Orphulella
Species pelidna (Spotted-winged Grasshopper)
Other Common Names
Green Desert Grasshopper
Internet References
University of Wyoming has photos and some info.
Mississippi State University has a photo of a mounted specimen.
The Insects of Cedar Creek has photos and information about the family.
Grasshoppers of Florida has a downloadable pdf key with photos.