Two-striped Grasshopper – 8/11/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/11/13

Observation Time: 4:45 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Dam

Common Name: Two-striped Grasshopper

Scientific Name: Melanoplus bivittatus

Comments: This grasshopper is named for the two stripesĀ that run down its back. It is a common agricultural pest.

More Information:Ā Wikipedia

Two-striped Grasshopper