Content tagged with "grasshopper"

Admirable Grasshopper

image of Admirable Grasshopper on grass stem
Syrbula admirabilis
Although they both have slanted faces, male and female admirable grasshoppers look quite different: The females are large and marked with bright green and tan, and the males are smaller and wear brown, black and tan hues. More

Back Cover

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A red-legged grasshopper perches atop the flowers of tall goldenrod. More

Differential Grasshopper

Image of a differential grasshopper.
Melanoplus differentialis
This grasshopper is familiar to most Missourians. Originally it lived only in wet meadows and creek bottomlands, but with the spread of farms, it has become a pest of many food crops. More

Red-Legged Grasshopper

Image of a red-legged grasshopper.
Melanoplus femurrubrum
These small, red-legged grasshoppers are an important food for Missouri’s wild game birds. More

Red-Legged Grasshopper

Image of a red-legged grasshopper.
Image of a red-legged grasshopper. More