Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Spharagemon cristatum Scudder, 1875 - Ridgeback Sand Locust


Taxonomy
Family: Acrididae Subfamily: Oedopodinae Tribe: Trimerotropini                                                                                 
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 [S3S4]
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Photo Gallery for Spharagemon cristatum - Ridgeback Sand Locust

Recorded by: Mark Shields, Hunter Phillips
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields
Brunswiick Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall, John Amoroso, and Ed Corey
Bladen Co.
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