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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Bruner Spurthroated Grasshopper

Melanoplus bruneri (Scudder)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 4.4-5.8 mm, Femur Length 2.4-2.6 mm, Antennal Segments 12-13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 5.6-8.3 mm, FL 3.2-3.6 mm, AS 16.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 7.7-9.4 mm, FL 5-5.3 mm, AS 18-20.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 10-11.6 mm, FL 6.2-7.2 mm, AS 20-21.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 15.5-27 mm, FL 8.8-13.9 mm, AS 22-24.

Fig. 10, Melanoplus bruneri egg pod and five loose eggs.

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Identification

Adults of M. bruneri

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus confusus

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus bowditchi

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Email: insectid@uwyo.edu

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