Black-winged Grasshopper - Sighting Record
 
Graph Showing Seasonal Distribution of Sighting Records Map Showing Sighting Localities
 
Table of Sighting Records
Date Location # Observer Verification*
Aug. 1, 1991  Lethbridge, AB  2 DJ 3P
July 28, 2004   Calgary, AB 1 RB S
Aug. 3, 2004  Calgary, AB (5th instar) 1 RB P
Aug 13, 2005   Silverton, BC  3 RB P
Aug. 23, 2009  Shawnee Slopes, Calgary, AB 3 RB V
Sept. 2, 2009  St. Hyacinthe, QC 1 RB S
Aug. 7, 2010  Aldersyde, AB (5 adults + 1 5th instar) 6 RB V&P
Aug. 17, 2012  Bassano, AB 4 RB P+V
Aug. 17, 2012  Forster Reservoir, AB 1 RB P
Sept. 5, 2013  Calgary Zoo, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
Aug. 3, 2015  Marlborough, Calgary, AB 15 RB V
Aug. 6, 2017  Hwy 610 & Hwy 3, AB 2 RB V
Aug. 10, 2017  Calgary Zoo, Calgary, AB 1 RB RK
Sept. 5, 2017  St. Patrick's Island, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Sept. 11, 2017  Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, AB 4 RB P,V
Sept. 27, 2017  St. Patrick's Island, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Oct. 17, 2017  Prince's Island Park, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Aug. 2, 2018  Prince's Island Park, Calgary, AB 3 RB V
Aug. 8, 2018  Nose Crk. & Memorial Dr, Calgary, AB 3 RB V
Aug. 11, 2018  Fish Creek Park, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
Aug. 17, 2019  Bridlewood Marsh, Calgary, AB 5 RB V
Aug. 19, 2019  Bridlewood South ROW, Calgary, AB 12 RB  V
Aug. 27, 2019   Jct of Hwy 569 & 564, AB  3 RB  V
Sept. 3, 2019  Dalemead Lake, AB 3 RB V
Sept. 22, 2019  Sheep River Valley, Okotoks, AB 2 RB V
Sept. 5, 2020  Brildewood West ROW, Calgary, AB 5 RB V
Sept. 29, 2020  Brildewood West ROW, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
         
         
         
 
 

The seasonal and geographic distribution of an insect species is a key part of understanding its natural history.  As such if you have encountered and photographed this insect please email (see home page for e-mail) the following information to Insects of Alberta so it can be included on this page: 1) A hi-res photograph of the subject insect; 2) The date the photograph was taken; 3) The location the photograph was taken at: include the name of the locality and lat/long (i.e. 51.171440,-114.486744); 4) Your name and 5) Additional comments of interest.  Thank you.
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*Verification Abbreviations: V= visual, P = photograph, S = specimen, 3P = 3rd party photograph, ES = Expert Source, RK = Road Kill    

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