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    • Melanoplus femurrubrum
  • Spanish
    • ChapulĂ­n
  • English
    • Red-legged Grasshopper

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

calopteryx

Date

September 26, 2012 10:53 AM EDT

Description

Melanoplus sp. cf. M. femurrubrum (Orthoptera: Caelifera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae: Melanoplini). South Run power line cut, Fairfax County, VA 26 September 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

bug_eric

Date

October 8, 2013 03:43 PM MDT

Description

Special thanks to Dave Ferguson for confirming that this is a "blue form" of the Red-legged Grasshopper, Melanoplus femurrubrum, and a male. Apparently they are not uncommon in arid habitats.

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Observer

melodysiron

Date

October 4, 2013

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Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

September 16, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

jasminebutler

Date

September 12, 2013 10:17 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ckluttz

Date

September 10, 2013

Description

It looked like your standard grasshopper with red legs. Sitting on bushes and trees on the outskirts of a small field.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

talfredsson

Date

September 10, 2013 03:52 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

red-legged grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

mdoran

Date

September 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

September 9, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

maractwin

Date

September 3, 2013 09:27 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

treichard

Date

August 17, 2013 03:10 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

treichard

Date

August 17, 2013 12:04 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Red-legged Grasshopper (Melanoplus femurrubrum) is a species of grasshopper belonging to the genus Melanoplus. It is found in Mexico, United States, and Canada.

No range data available.