Crawlies with Cri, Nature

Crawlies with Cri: Carolina grasshopper (Dissosteira carolina)

Carolina grasshopper (Dissosteira carolina)

This week’s crawly will really click into place with your summer memories. Meet the Carolina grasshopper (Dissosteira carolina).There are around 650 species of grasshoppers in North America. Despite that, it’s always easy to identify a Carolina hopper. Carolina hoppers are one of the largest grasshoppers around. As you can see by the photos of two different nymphs from this year, they have wicked good camo . . .