This gorgeous insect is known as a Snakeweed Grasshopper. Just look at those beautiful vivid colors. Green overall with white and black detailing. Blue lower legs and bright red joints. Stunning!

Snakeweed Grasshopper - Vivid

Snakeweed Grasshopper - Vivid

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Hutchins
Date Jul 1, 2013
Time of Day Afternoon
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Stationary
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer Penny Halstead
Main Article Wheel Bug Observation Location