Mischievous Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca damnifica (Saussure, 1861)  

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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 7 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 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)


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