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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Key to Subfamily Gomphocerinae

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G Lateral carinae of pronotum cut by one sulcus; vertex generally bluntly rounded anteriorly, posterior edge of depression strongly curved; tegmina usually not extending to tips of hind femora; dark stripe behind eye distinct; widespread in Colorado.
 

Head and pronotum Tegmen
Orphulella speciosa (Scudder)
See O. speciosa fact sheet from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers

G' Lateral carinae of pronotum cut by two or three sulci; vertex somewhat pointed anteriorly, posterior edge of depression curved moderately; tegmina usually extending to tips of hind femora or beyond; stripe behind eye less distinct; widespread in Colorado.

Head and pronotum
Orphulella pelidna (Burmeister)



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