Red-legged Grasshopper
Location: Revelstoke, BC
Date: Aug. 8, 2004
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Red-legged Grasshopper

Common Name:  Red-legged Grasshopper

Latin Name:  Melanoplus femurrubrum De Geer, 1773
                        (D. Johnson, det.)

Length:  18 - 28 mm

Range: All of Alberta

Habitat:  Meadows, grasslands, crop borders,
                & roadsides.

Time of year seen:  Summer

Diet: Grasses and forbs



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