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Romalea microptera (Florida lubber)

Synonyms: Acridium micropterum; Dictyophorus guttatus; Dictyophorus marci; Dictyophorus reticulatus; Gryllus guttatus locusta; Rhomalea gigantea; Rhomalea marci; Romalea gloveri; Romalea marci

Wikipedia Abstract

Romalea microptera (syn. Romalea guttata), known commonly as the eastern lubber grasshopper or just lubber grasshopper, is a grasshopper native to the southeastern and south central portion of the United States. It is the most distinctive grasshopper species within the southeastern United States, and is well known both for its size and its unique coloration. It can reach nearly 3 inches (8 cm) in size. It was previously known as Romalea microptera before being moved to guttata (Beauvois).
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Predators

Alligator mississippiensis (Alligator, Gator, American alligator, Florida alligator, Mississippi alligator, Louisiana alligator.)[1]
Lanius ludovicianus (Loggerhead Shrike)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Bristol Zoo Gardens
Chicago Zoological Park
Dallas Zoo
Oakland Zoo
Santa Fe CollegeTeaching Zoo
Zoological Society of London

Distribution

Northern America (North-Central U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A.); Northern America(North-Central U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A.); Type locality: Africa, Southern Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Royal Natal National Park, The Doomey;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Disparate determinants of summer and winter diet selection of a general herbivore, Ochotona princeps, M. Denise Dearing, Oecologia (1996) 108:467-478
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