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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Bigheaded Grasshopper

Aulocara elliotti (Thomas)


Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 5-6.3 mm, Femur Length 3.3-3.6 mm, Antennal Segments 14.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 6.6-9.8 mm, FL 4.5-5.3 mm, AS 18-19.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 9.8-12.2 mm, FL 6.3-7.2 mm, AS 20-21.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 12.5-16 mm, FL 8.3-9mm, AS 22-23.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 14.5-19.5 mm, FL 9.5-11.1 mm, AS 22-25.

Fig. 10, Aulocara ellioti egg pod and several loose eggs.

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Adults of A. elliotti

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Aulocara femoratum

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Amphitornus coloradus

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