Green-striped Grasshopper Chortophaga viridifasciata

Green-striped Grasshopper Chortophaga viridifasciata © tprario (iNaturalist)

The Green-striped Grasshopper has a wide range, including Canada, the United States and through eastern Mexico to at at least Costa Rica. In the far west US it is limited to isolated colonies.

The primary habitat of the Green-striped Grasshopper is grassland/herbaceous. They enjoy relatively moist and sunny areas of short grass. Often found abundantly in hay meadows, along roadsides, and in grassy low lying areas.

It is also called Northern Green-striped Grasshopper.

Conservation Status

Global: G5


Adults in spring and early summer in North. Southward multiple-brooded with adults from end of winter to begining of winter, and in far south may be found year-round.

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Vermont Distribution

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