This photograph of a Western Clouded Grasshopper comes to us courtesy of David Mimlitch. Note the insect’s remarkable and effective camouflage.

Western Clouded Grasshopper - Camouflaged

Observation Details

County Dallas Dallas - Trinity River Greenbelt Park
City Dallas
Date Oct 2, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Windy
Habitat Undeveloped-Wooded
Type of Behavior Roaming
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer David Mimlitch
Main Article Western Clouded Grasshopper Observation Location