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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Dawson Grasshopper

Melanoplus dawsoni (Scudder) 

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 14.5-18.8 mm, Femur Length 8.7-9.5 mm, Antennal Segments 24-25.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 17-22.5 mm, FL 10-10.8 mm, AS 23-25.

Fig. 8, Outer face of left hindleg of female.

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

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Nymphs and eggs of M. dawsoni

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus devastator

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus confusus

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