They like moist and sunny places in shorter grass.  Can usually find them in hay meadows, roadsides, or grassy low areas.  Its population ranges widely across north America and down to central America.  They also like to inhabit grasses around ponds and along streams (Cotinis, 2005).  Chortophaga viridifaciata, also known as the green-striped grasshopper can be found from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia in Canada and as far south as central America (Pfadt, 1994).


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