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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Bruner Slantfaced Grasshopper

Bruneria brunnea (Thomas)

Table 1. Mean percentage dry weight of food items in the diet of Bruneria brunnea in mountain meadow habitats.

Laramie Range meadow

Laramie Range meadow

Big Horn Mountain meadow

7/11/94

8/7/94

8/4/94

Age

Instar V

Adult

Adult

Festuca idahoensis

0.5

0.0

37.5

Leucopa kingii

39.9

39.3

27.1

Elymus lanceolatus

35.3

20.8

0.0

Carex filifolia

9.1

15.6

0.0

Carex rupestris

0.0

0.0

29.3

Stipa comata

13.8

0.0

1.3

Muhlenbergia filiculmis

0.4

0.0

0.0

Agropyron sp.

0.0

0.0

2.5

Oryzopsis sp.

0.0

10.8

1.3

Grass seed

1.1

7.2

1.0

Arthropod

0.0

6.4

0.0

No. crops examined

11 15 13

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