Gray Bird Grasshopper

Schistocerca nitens

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Schistocerca nitens is a species of grasshopper known by several common names, including vagrant grasshopper and gray bird grasshopper. It is a close relative of the desert locust, which is in the same genus. This grasshopper is native to southern North America including Mexico and the southwestern United States from California to Texas. Can also be found in parts of mid atlantic states. Recently found on Long Island New York. It is also present in parts...

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