Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply Now to the University of Wyoming apply now
Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Separation of Related Insect Families

Previous Step (B)

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.]

Grasshoppers of Colorado Contents
Contact Us

Scott Schell

Room #9, Agriculture Bldg.

Phone: (307) 766-2508


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Privacy Policy | Harassment & Discrimination | Accessibility Accessibility information icon