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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Redlegged Grasshopper

Melanoplus femurrubrum (DeGeer)

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 17.5-23 mm, Femur Length 10.5-13 mm, Antennal Segments 25-28.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 24-28 mm, FL 14-14.5 mm, AS 26-27.

Fig. 8, Uncommon blue form of redlegged grasshopper.

Fig. 9, Side view end of male abdomen.

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Identification

Nymphs and eggs of M. femurrubrum

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus foedus

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus differentialis

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