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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Snakeweed Grasshopper

Hesperotettix viridis (Thomas)


Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 5.2-6.1 mm, Femur Length 2.4-3.1 mm, Antennal Segments 11-12.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 6-8 mm, FL 3.7-4.2 mm, AS 14-17.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 8.3-9.1 mm, FL 4.9-5 mm, AS 17-18.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 11-14.2 mm, FL 6.3-7.7 mm, AS 19-20.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 14.8 mm, FL 7.7-10.4 mm, AS 20-22.

Fig. 10, Hesperotettix viridis egg pod several loose eggs.

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Adults of H. viridis

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Hypochlora alba

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Aeoloplides turnbulli

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