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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Russianthistle Grasshopper

Aeoloplides turnbulli (Thomas)


Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 3.8-4.9 mm, Femur Length 2.5-2.8 mm, Antennal Segments 12-14.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 5.6-7.1mm, FL 3.6-4.3 mm, AS 15-17.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 7.7-8.5 mm, FL 5.0-5.9 mm, AS 18-20.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 10-13 mm, FL 6.5-7.1mm, AS 20-22.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 14-17.3 mm, FL 9-10.3 mm, AS 22-24.

Fig. 10, Aeoloplides turnbulli egg pod and several loose eggs.

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Adults of A. turnbulli

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Hesperotettix viridis

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