Ledge Grasshopper Spharagemon saxatile Morse, 1894    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Orthoptera   >   Family Acrididae   >   Genus Spharagemon   

Status:

Can be common within appropriate habitat, but local. Probably only present in Piedmont and mountains.

Where to find:

This species inhabits sunny, open barren areas with rocks and sparse vegetation, both natural and man-made.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A male Ledge Grasshopper in Green Ridge SF, Allegany Co., Maryland (9/15/2012). Photo by J.B. Churchill. (MBP list)

A Ledge Grasshopper in Allegany Co., Maryland (2/14/2020). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by William Blauvelt. (MBP list)

Ledge Grasshopper in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/2/2019). (c) Bill Blauvelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bill Blauvelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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