This oddly named grasshopper—the Prairie Boopie—was found on a Lake Lewisville floodplain. With him were likely millions of other grasshoppers of multiple different species. Summer is grasshopper season in North Texas!

Prairie Boopie - Ridiculous Name

Prairie Boopie - Ridiculous Name

Observation Details

County Denton Little Elm - Paloma Creek
City Little Elm
Date Jul 20, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Clear
Habitat Water-Flood Plain
Type of Behavior Feeding
Gender Male
Maturity Juvenile
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Prairie Boopie Observation Location