Southeastern Lubber Grasshopper

 
 
 
Southeastern Lubber Grasshopper

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – BIG CYPRESS WMA, FL

This photograph of a Southeastern Lubber grasshopper was taken in Big Cypress National Reserve along Nobel Road. The subject was shot with a Nikon D80 coupled to a Nikkor 60mm lens.

 

  • Description:
  •  2-2 3/4″ (50-70 mm). Short winged. Hind wings pink to red with black borders. Two different color forms: either dull straw-yellow with black markings and, in the South, a reddish stripe on fore wing; or mostly black with a yellow stripe around edges of pronotum, along back ridge, and on rear edge of abdominal segments.

Subject Photo exif Data

  • Aperture - ƒ/8
  • Camera - NIKON D80
  • Date Created - July 18, 2009, 5:35 pm
  • Focal length - 60mm
  • Iso - 1600
  • Shutter speed - 1/125
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5 Comments

 
  1. Robert.Lenny says:

    How do you find these places to shoot your photos?

  2. PhotoGurl says:

    Unbelievable photos

  3. Kathleen Kiser says:

    Cool. In AZ We had a hopper we called the Mexican General he has Magenta wings when he flies Love this Pic Great as always – Have a Great Day Dear

  4. Alan S. Hochman says:

    That has to be a pretty sight!

  5. Bloofalmoxy says:

    Colorful critter.

 

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