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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Gladston Grasshopper

Melanoplus gladstoni Scudder

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 3.7-4.5 mm, Femur Length 2.2-2.4 mm, Antennal Segments 13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 4.3-7.8 mm, FL 3-4.4 mm, AS 16-18.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 6.4-9.6 mm, FL 5.1-6 mm, AS 20-21.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 11-13 mm, FL 7.1-8.4 mm, AS 21-23.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 13.7-15.5 mm, FL 8.6-10.1 mm, AS 23-24.

Fig. 10, Melanoplus gladstoni egg pods, one broken open to expose eggs.

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Adults of M. gladstoni

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus infantilis

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus foedus

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