|Photo by Marty Horowitz 11/6/2015|
Friends tease me (I think) about this oft-repeated sentence: In the insect world, adults have wings. But it does help simplify understanding insects, the largest class in the animal kingdom.
This particular insect is an adult Spur-throated aka Differential Grasshopper (Melanoplus differentialis).
And a bonus link from Mattie of close-up photos of insect eyes!