Range of the Dusky Grasshopper is from Alberta (Canada), Montana and Colorado to Manitoba (Canada), the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas (Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West).

Habitat of the Dusky Grasshopper is weedy fields and heavily overgrown pastures, old field and woods margins, rather than prairie or plains grasslands.

Also called Clouded Grasshopper

Conservation Status

Global: G5


The Dusky Grasshopper season is July – November.  Adults appear in late August. It tends to be common into Autumn, and to sometimes live even into early winter.

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Vermont Distribution

Orthoptera of Vermont – Locations Collected by Ross T. Bell