Schistocerca americana

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Schistocerca americana (click on image to enlarge it)
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Schistocerca americana (Drury) - (American bird grasshopper)

This large grasshopper is found in tropical and subtropical parts of America. It is polyphagus and can cause significant losses, e.g. to citrus and ornamentals in Florida.

Schistocerca americana (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Allen Bridgman, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Source: IPM Images
Vernacular names
• English: American bird grasshopper
• Español: langosta sudamericana
saltamonte pájaro americano
• Français: criquet sud-americain
• Português: gafanhoto-migratório-sul-americano