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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Striped Sand Grasshopper

Melanoplus foedus Scudder

Table 1. Percent fragments of important food plant species found in crops of Melanoplus foedus.

Family Names
Species
North Dakota
Mulkern et al
1969
Colorado
Ueckert et al
1972
Idaho
Banfill/Brusven
1973
Colorado
Pfadt/Lavigne
1982
Nebraska
Joern
1985
Asteraceae          
Ambrosia psilostachya
19
11
   
3
Artemisia drunculus
4
Artemisia ludoviciana
15
6
Helianthus petiolaris
5
3
t
Chrysopsis villosa
20
Cirsium undulatum
7
t
Tragopogon dubius
2
Fabaceae
Amorpha canescens
19
Psoralea tenuiflora
7
24
Medicago sativa
2
14
41
Malvaceae
Sphaeralcea coccinea
5
4
11
Brassicaceae
Eryssimum asperum
4
5
Convolvulaceae
Evolvulus nuttallianus
10
Poaceae
Bouteloua gracilis
8
1
7
Bromus tectorum
25
Stipa comata
8
Calomovilfa longifolia
6
Phleum pratense
5
Poa sp
6
Sporobolus cryptandrus    
1
   

 


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