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EENY-004: American grasshopper, Schistocerca americana (Drury) (Insecta: Orthoptera: Acrididae)

Figure 5. Comparison of American grasshopper, Schistocerca americana (Drury), nymphs raised under solitary conditions (green insect) and in a group (orange and black insect). During periods of outbreak, the grasshoppers transition from the green to the orange and black condition.

Credit: John Capinera, University of Florida