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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Clearwinged Grasshopper

Camnula pellucida (Scudder) 

Table 1. Activity of nymphs and adults of the clearwinged grasshopper, Camnula pellucida (Scudder), correlated with air and soil temperaturesa (After Parker 1930).

Nymphs

Adults

Name of activity

Description

Air

   Soil   

Air

  Soil  

Beginning of activity Basking, exposure to sun

60

76

62

78

Beginning of normal activity Feeding

65

94

67

95

- Starting migration

67

93

75

102

- Molting

70

- Mating

68

- Starting oviposition

72

101

Beginning of climbing to escape heat Climbing vegetation

80

107

Beginning of clustering in evening Basking, exposure to sun

68

87

70

90

Ending of activity Moving to shelter

65

77

67

80

aAverage Temperature Fo

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