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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Plains Lubber Grasshopper

Brachystola magna (Girard) 

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 9.5-12.5 mm, Femur Length 4.6-5 mm, Antennal Segments 14-16.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 12-16.5 mm, FL 6.4-7.6 mm, AS 17-19.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 16-22 mm, FL 8.2-10 mm, AS 20.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 23-24 mm, FL 12-13.5 mm, AS 22.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 34.5-47 mm, FL 16-19.5 mm, AS 23.

Fig. 10, Brachystola magna egg pod and exposed eggs.

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