Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper Tetrix arenosa Burmeister, 1838  Synonyms: Sand Pygmy Grasshopper.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Orthoptera   >   Family Tetrigidae   >   Genus Tetrix   

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Found in the eastern U.S., especially around woodland ponds and streams, but sometimes in drier areas (BugGuide).

There are 5 records in the project database.

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An Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/5/2015). Verified by David Ferguson/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

An Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/4/2015). Verified by David J. Ferguson/BugGuide. Photo by Jonathan Willey. (MBP list)

A female Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/1/2014). Verified by David Ferguson/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Obscure Pygmy Grasshopper in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/4/2006). Tentatively ID'd by David J. Ferguson/BugGuide who notes that this "shows the aquatic side of their behavior". Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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