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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Lakin Grasshopper

Melanoplus lakinus (Scudder)

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 17.5-19.5 mm, Femur Length 9.8-11 mm, Antennal Segments 23-26.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 18.5-22 mm, FL 10-12.4 mm, AS 23-25.

Fig. 8, Detached wings of male.

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

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Nymphs and eggs of M. lakinus

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus occidentalis

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus kennicotti

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