Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Chortophaga viridifasciata (De Geer, 1773) - Northern Green-striped Locust



Nymph
Taxonomy
Family: Acrididae Subfamily: Oedopodinae Tribe: Chortophagini                                                                                 
Comments: One of three species in this North American genus that occur north of Mexico (Cigliano et al., 2018), two of which have been recorded in North Carolina
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Photo Gallery for Chortophaga viridifasciata - Northern Green-striped Locust

Recorded by: Steve Hall, Parker Backstrom, and Ed Corey
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall, Parker Backstrom, and Ed Corey
Rockingham Co.
Comment: Hundreds were present, nymphs included
Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Owen and Pat McConnell
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Tracy S. Feldman
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields
Brunswick Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Harnett Co.
Comment: Markings on the tegmina and upper face of the hind femora are consistent with australior but the color of the hind tibiae was not checked and the rear angle of the pronotum is not clear in this photo
Recorded by: T. DeSantis
Camden Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: E. Corey, M. Ellis, B. Strong, and J. Pearson
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: E. Corey, E. Parisher, Z. Barfield
Wake Co.
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