Velvet-striped Grasshopper
Location: Dinosaur Provincial Park, AB
Date: Apr. 3, 2010
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Velvet-striped Grasshopper - 5th instar

Common Name:  Velvet-striped Grasshopper

Latin Name:  Eritettix simplex tricarinatus (Scudder, 1869)
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  15 - 24 mm

Range: S.E. Alberta

Habitat:  Prairie grasslands and desert scrub

Time of year seen:  April to August

Diet: Blue Grama Grass and sedges



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