Mischievous Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca damnifica (Saussure, 1861)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Orthoptera   >   Family Acrididae   >   Genus Schistocerca   

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"Uniform reddish brown coloration above with no lighter bands, small size and pronotal ridge help distinguish this from other members of the genus. Wings extend beyond tip of abdomen just a bit, not as much as in other members of the genus" (BugGuide.net).

There are 21 records in the project database.

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A male Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/18/2014). Collected at Jug Bay on August 10 and raised to adulthood in captivity. Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A male nymph Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/10/2014). The nymph of the adult male above. Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/11/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Wicomico Co., Maryland (10/11/2019). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A male Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/19/2012). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in the Nassawango area of Wicomico Co., Maryland (9/2/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/18/2020). (c) mcnod, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mcnod via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/20/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/23/2020). (c) Rin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by rinwolfe via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/20/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Mischievous Bird Grasshopper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/24/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)


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