Cordillacris crenulata, the crenulatewinged grasshopper, is common
in the shortgrass prairie of eastern Wyoming, where it lives in patches
of blue grama or buffalo grass. Eggs overwinter in the soil and hatch in
late May or early June. Adults are present from early July through August.
It feeds on grasses and has a preference for grama grasses. Its small size
keeps it from being an economically damaging species, but it may damage
rangelands in conjunction with other species.
Ref: Otte 1981, and Capinera and Sechrist 1982.
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