Huron Short-winged Locust (Melanoplus huroni)

Huron Short-winged Locust (Melanoplus huroni) © Doug Macaulay (iNaturalist)

The Huron Short-winged Locust is an uncommon grasshopper. It ranges from British Columbia to Quebec, south into adjacent U.S into the upper Midwest, New England, and along the east side of the Rockies to northeastern Wyoming.

It may be found in clearings in woods, along woods margins among clumps of red raspberry, among old stumps, and in wire grass and vines of dewberry. Its food habits are not well known.

Also called Huron Short-wing Grasshopper

Conservation Status

Global: G5


The relatively few observations in iNaturalist have been recorded May – October with peak in August.

More Information

Vermont Distribution

All Records: