Velvet-striped Grasshopper Eritettix simplex (Scudder, 1869)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Orthoptera   >   Family Acrididae   >   Genus Eritettix   

Status:

Seems to inhabit prairie remnants and other types of native grasslands in its eastern range. Not commonly seen since it overwinters as small nymphs, matures early in spring, and is essentially gone by midsummer. (B. Woo, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Velvet-striped Grasshopper in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/8/2020). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)


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