Longhorn Band-wing Grasshopper (Psinidia fenestralis)

Longhorn Band-wing Grasshopper (Psinidia fenestralis) © Joe MDO (iNaturalist)

The Longhorn Band-wing Grasshopper is found in the eastern United States and westward as far as southwest Kansas and the Texas Panhandle.

The terrestrial habitat of this grasshopper includes sandy areas such as dunes, vacant lots, along beaches (sea or shores of inland lakes), banks and bars of rivers, hardwood forests and mixed woodlands, and grassland/herbaceous areas.

Also called Sand Locust.

Conservation Status

Global: G5


Adults are seen mostly from July-October, and year-round in Florida.

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Vermont Distribution

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