Lubber grasshopper

(Zool.) a large, stout, clumsy grasshopper; esp., Brachystola magna, from the Rocky Mountain plains, and Romalea microptera, which is injurious to orange trees in Florida.

See also: Lubber

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Eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Palisot de Beauvois) (Orthoptera: Romaleidae)[also known as R.
But the shrike, a medium-sized grey bird, has developed its own technique for safely downing the poisonous lubber grasshopper.
In the eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Beauvois), the secretion contains a mixture of chemicals such as various phenols and quinones, plant derived allomones, and the sesquiterpenoid, romallenone, but the exact mixture of these chemicals is variable among individuals (Jones et al.
For example, the standard models for teaching and learning insect anatomy are the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) and the lubber grasshopper (Romalea microptera).
the Eastern Lubber grasshopper can be found anywhere in Florida and can grow to be more than three inches long.
The Eastern Lubber Grasshopper ranges across the southeastern USA (Rehn & Grant 1961).
Morphology and development of oocyte and follicle resorption bodies in the Lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Beauvois).
The large and powerful plains lubber grasshopper, Brachystola magna, will pursue, capture, and consume living arthropods (Chapman 1992, Bright et al.
Interpopulation variation in the trade-off between body-mass gain and age at oviposition in the eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera.
Plasticity and canalization in the control of reproduction in the lubber grasshopper.
A laboratory study of oviposition site preferences in the lubber grasshopper, Romalea guttata (Houttuyn).
Romalea microptera (Beavois), the eastern lubber grasshopper, inhabits a geographic range that includes distinctly different climates.