Grasshoppers and katydids, crickets - BarbaraRibble
P181MelanoplusFlabellatus-nymph996
June 13, 2019  7:07 a.m.  P1810996
We are getting a lot of these Melanoplus flabellatus nymphs this year, the Dallas Short-wing Grasshopper, here at LBJ WC.  Note the unusual plain femur, just like the adult.  On the opposite side the pale area will shade into red there and on the underside, with the tibia blue.    Acridid.

P181MelanoplusFlabellatus-nymph996
June 13, 2019 7:07 a.m. P1810996
We are getting a lot of these Melanoplus flabellatus nymphs this year, the Dallas Short-wing Grasshopper, here at LBJ WC. Note the unusual plain femur, just like the adult. On the opposite side the pale area will shade into red there and on the underside, with the tibia blue. Acridid.