Carolina Grasshopper
Dissosteira carolina

The Carolina Grasshopper is usually about 2 inches long, dull-colored with very long hind legs. The antennae is short; forewings are straight and pressed close to the body when at rest. In flight it may display brightly colored hindwings. Its preferred habitat is grasslands, fields and arid places.

Photo courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
December 17, 2006
Copyright (c) 2006 Pete Williams

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