High Plains Grasshopper

Dissosteira longipennis (Thomas)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 7.8 mm, Femur Length 3.8 mm, Antennal Segments 13-14.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 6.1-8.5 mm, FL 3.9-4.5 mm, AS 14-16.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 9.8-13.4 mm, FL 4.7-6.5 mm, AS 18-19.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 13-15.5 mm, FL 7-7.6 mm, AS 20.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar Females BL 18.5-24 mm, FL 10.7-11 mm, AS 23.
Fifth Instar Males BL 23 mm, FL 12 mm, AS 23-24.

Fig. 6, Sixth Instar BL 28-31 mm, FL 14-15 mm, AS 25-26.
Sixth Instar Males BL 25-25.5 mm, FL 13-13.6 mm, AS 25.

Fig. 10, Dissosteira longipennis egg pod and broken pod exposing eggs in situ.

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Adults of D. longipennis

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Encoptolophus costalis

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