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Grasshoppers named after Willie and Jerry Jeff

New found Texas Grasshoppers are named after Willie Nelson and Jerry Jeff Walker A team from the En-tomo-logical Museum at Mississippi State University uncovered six flightless grasshopper species found native to the Edwards Plateau. Dr. JoVonn Hill, the museum director decided to name 2 of the species after the iconic musicians. One is named Melanoplus nelsoni and Melanoplus walker.

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