North American Biodiversity - Nina Zitani
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Dune Grasshopper

Another excellent example of crypsis is the perfectly camouflaged immature dune or maritime grasshopper. By blending in with beach sand of its Atlantic coastal habitat it remains hidden from predators such as birds. Immatures are especially vulnerable because they cannot yet fly. Delaware seashore, USA (probably "Trimerotropis maritima").

dune grasshoppertrimerotropis maritimaacrididaeorthopterainsectbeachsanddelawareatlantic oceanseashoreunited states of americabiodiversitynorth america