Subject: Metamorphosis of a Gray Bird Grasshopper
Geographic location of the bug: Mount Washington, Los Angeles, CA
Time: 03:30 PM PDT
Daniel glanced at the carrot seeds that are ready to plant and noticed something unusual from a distance. The backlighting on the wings of this newly metamorphosed Gray Bird Grasshopper caught the light beautifully. Sure enough, the cast off exuvia was at the base of the plant. The next day, after its wings had fully hardened, it was gone.