All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

"Striped, slant-faced" Grasshopper
<em>Metaleptea</em> spp. / Orthoptera
Las Cruces, NM
Oct. 4 2008

This funny grasshopper was seen along the Pine Tree Trail. Note how even the compound eyes are slanted on the head. I am unable to find a common n...
"Striped, slant-faced" Grasshopper
Metaleptea spp. / Orthoptera
Las Cruces, NM
Oct. 4 2008

This funny grasshopper was seen along the Pine Tree Trail. Note how even the compound eyes are slanted on the head. I am unable to find a common name for this insect.

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