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    • Melanoplus femurrubrum
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    • Red-legged Grasshopper

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Recent observations

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What

Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

keimwj

Date

September 9, 2014 01:08 PM EDT

Description

09 Sep 2014.
Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, Montgomery Co, PA.
Nymph.
Found along a grassy path through a meadow.

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Observer

treichard

Date

September 17, 2014 02:06 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

maractwin

Date

September 11, 2014 02:47 PM EDT

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Observer

maractwin

Date

August 28, 2014 08:41 AM EDT

Description

This pair seemed very interested in each other. Courtship?

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

justin_guyer

Date

August 7, 2014

Description

Red-legged grasshopper (Melanoplus femurrubrum)

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

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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

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What

Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

talfredsson

Date

September 10, 2013 03:52 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.