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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Northern Grasshopper

Melanoplus borealis (Fieber) 

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 19.5-21 mm, Femur Length 10.5-12 mm, Antennal Segments 24-26.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 18.5-29 mm, FL 10.5-13.8 mm, AS 23-26.

Fig. 8, Left hindleg of male.

Fig. 9, End of male abdomen showing the cercus and long arms of furcula.

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Nymphs and eggs of M. borealis

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