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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Separation of Related Insect Families

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C Pronotum greatly enlarged, extending backward over the abdomen.

TETRIGIDAE, pygmy grasshoppers

TETRIGIDAE, pygmy grasshoppers
[These small grasshoppers are of no economic importance in Colorado.]



C' Pronotum not extended over abdomen.
 
ACRIDIDAE, grasshoppers ACRIDIDAE, grasshoppers
ACRIDIDAE, grasshoppers
[Common and sometimes damaging in Colorado. See Key to Subfamilies of Acrididae.]


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