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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Alpine Grasshopper

Melanoplus alpinus (Scudder) 

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 17.5-18.5 mm, Femur Length 10.7-11.2 mm, Antennal Segments 23-25.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 20.5-24 mm, FL 12-13.2 mm, AS 22-24.

Fig. 8, Hindleg of female showing yellow wedge in dorsal stripe.

Fig. 9, End of male abdomen showing the cercus.

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Nymphs and eggs of M. alpinus

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus angustipennis

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Hypochlora alba

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