This page will showcase the specimens we collect throughout this project.


The species Machaerocera mexicana  (Mexican Blue-wing Grasshopper) is mainly distributed in northern Mexico but two populations have been recently discovered in Arizona.


Trimerotropis cyaneipennis (Blue-winged Grasshopper) occupies mountainous regions of the western U.S.


This is Tomonotus ferruginosus (Oak-leaf grasshopper) from southeastern Arizona. This species mimics dry oak leafs with its color and movement. It exhibits color variations throughout it range, depending on a specific substrate color.