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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Ebony Grasshopper

Boopedon nubilum (Say)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 6.4-8.1 mm, Femur Length 3.7-4.4 mm, Antennal Segments 13-14.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 9-11 mm, FL 5.3 -6.8 mm, AS 16-17.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 11-15 mm, FL 9 mm, AS 19-21.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 12-24 mm, FL 8.4-11.8 mm, AS 21-23.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 17.8-29 mm, FL 10.4-14.5 mm, AS 23-25.

Fig. 8, Black female nymph, instar V.

Fig. 10,Boopedon nubilum egg pod and several loose eggs.

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Adults of B. nubilum

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Bruneria brunnea

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Aulocara femoratum

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