A nature discussion group for all things grasshopper and other orthopteroid insects. Please feel free to post all your grasshopper and allies (katydid, cricket, roach, earwig, preying mantis, etc.) discussions here. While many previous discussions for this group have been posted under "Beetles n Bugs for Birders" in the past, I thought there might be a place for this more specialized group this year. Time will tell if I made the right choice. Perhaps we can do the same for other insect groups at some point.
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2017
I originally posted in the Everything Else' group, in error. Also, I now have images. Images copyright Maureen Boone, posted with her permission.…Continue
Two Pygmy Grasshoppers (Tetrigidae) were observed at the Nerepis River Bridge, Bayard (near Welsford), Queens Co., N.B. on 7 June 2017. The first one was observed actually swimming underwater: the…Continue
I forgot about this shot and just found it again today. I believe it is Booneacris glacialis, but I'm not much for grasshoppers and welcome corrections. What caught my eye was the "alien face" that…Continue
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