Ledge Grasshopper Spharagemon saxatile Morse, 1894  


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

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

There are 3 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)

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