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Insects/Bugs/Bees/Butterflies - Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper
Class:Insecta Order:Orthoptera Family:Acrididae Genus:Melanoplus


Looks very similar to the Differential Grasshopper or a Walsh's Short-wing Grasshopper. According to the folks at BugGuide the Differential is larger with longer wings.

All species pages are currently being updated with more useful descriptions and information.

 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 Ponderous Spur-throat Grasshopper Photograph
 

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