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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Striped Sand Grasshopper

Melanoplus foedus Scudder

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 25-28 mm, Femur Length 13.5-14.8 mm, Antennal Segments 25-27.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 26-35 mm, FL 14.5-17.5 mm, AS 26-27.

Fig. 8, Dorsal view of head and pronotum of a female.

Fig. 9, End of male abdomen showing cercus, furcula, and supraanal plate.

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Identification

Nymphs and eggs of M. foedus

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus gladstoni

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus femurrubrum

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