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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Keeler Grasshopper

Melanoplus keeleri (Thomas)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 4-5.4 mm, Femur Length 2.4-2.6 mm, Antennal Segments 12-13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 6-8.3 mm, FL 3.7-5.7 mm, AS 16-17.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 8.9-10.5 mm, FL 5.1-5.8 mm, AS 18-19.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 11.8-15 mm, FL 6-8.7 mm, AS 20-23.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 13.7-22 mm, FL 9.1-11.5 mm, AS 23-24.

Fig. 10, Melanoplus keeleri egg pod and several loose eggs.

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Adults of M. keeleri

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus kennicotti

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus infantilis

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