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What

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)

Observer

legolaws

Date

July 26, 2016 04:37 PM CDT

Description

@briang helped me ID

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alaws

Date

July 29, 2016 11:14 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Lesser Meadow Katydids (Genus Conocephalus)

Observer

oz4caster

Date

June 8, 2016 08:56 AM CDT

Description

Not sure if this is a grasshopper or katydid. It had extremely long antennae that still got cut off in the wide view (second photo).

Photos / Sounds

What

Keeler's Spur-throat Grasshopper (Melanoplus keeleri)

Observer

alaws

Date

August 20, 2013

Description

Adults and a nymph. One of my favorite grasshopper species. I love the bright pink on the hind legs and face (which you can kind-of see here).

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alaws

Date

June 9, 2016 02:22 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alaws

Date

July 20, 2011

Description

This species is a grasshopper parasitoid. They make a very distinctive buzzing sound.