Neotettix proavus

Forked-face Grouse Locust

Neotettix proavus, Pygmy Grasshopper, family Tetriginidae


Family: Tetrigidae

Subfamily: Tetriginae

Length: 8 - 11 mm


Neotettix proavus is a scarce species. The heart of its range is Tennessee and West Virginia south to Georgia.

Photo data: 10 August 2006. Late instar nymph. Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

GPS data: 39.0721, -80.2443. Elevation 353 meters above sea level.