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Red-Legged Grasshopper Bugs And Insects, Croquis, Insects, Grasshopper Images, Grasshopper Pictures, Wild Kratts, Bugs, Species, Moth

The Red-legged Grasshopper (Melanoplus femurrubrum) is a species of grasshopper belonging to the genus Melanoplus. It is one of the most common grasshoppers found in Mexico, the United States, and Canada. This grasshopper is frequently used as a model organism in scientific studies, due to their abundance throughout North America and behavioral response to changes in climate.

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