Colpolopha obsoleta

Obsolete Lubber Grasshopper


 

Family: Romaleidae

Subfamily: Romaleinae

Tribe: Romaleini

Length: 60 mm

 

The grasshopper shown here is in the final nymphal instar. The species is Colpolopha obsoleta, which is the most common species in the genus in the Guianas.

This species is distributed across northern South America.

Photo location: Tropical forest, Montsinéry, French Guiana.

Determined by Dr. Carlos S. Carbonell, Universidad de la República, Uruguay.

Colpolopha obsoleta, Lubber Grasshopper image

American Insects site