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Sphenarium purpurascens
Sphenarium purpurascens
Adult Sphenarium purpurascens
Common names: Chapulines, Chapulínes de la milpa (Grasshopper of the cornfield)
Size: .79 inches
Color: Bright green
Defense: No information
Range: Mexico, Guatemala
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Pyrgomorphidae
Genus: Sphenarium
Species: pupurascens
Life cycle
Egg
Nymph
Adult


Preparation
Stage consumed: Nympgh, Adult
Cooking method: Fried
Parts consumed: All but legs
Toxicity: Potential lead poisoning due to agricultural spraying

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Recipes

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References

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