Prickly Lubber

© Mitch Spence

Prickly Lubber

Uploaded: July 24, 2020 | Entered: July 24, 2020 06:19:58

Description

This lubber grasshopper (Romalea guttata) is investigating a cactus and seems to have no trouble with the spines. The colorful, robust lubber is native to the southeastern and south central United States. Their colors vary but are always bright and distinctive, and I always enjoy spotting one. Gardeners are often not as enthralled with them as they are reported to have very large appetites for vegetation. Category: Let's Learn About Bugs (details/macro)

Exif: Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7100; Shutter Speed: 1/500; Aperture: f/8.0; ISO: 400; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:07:01 10:08:34

Comments

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 24, 2020

Nicely Done Mitch! #1743441

Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 24, 2020

Wonderful macro and info, Mitch! #11820587

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