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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Flabellate Grasshopper

Melanoplus occidentalis (Thomas)

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 19.2-21 mm, Femur Length 10.2-11.4 mm, Antennal Segments 24-25.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 22-24 mm, FL 11.5-12.6 mm, AS 24.

Fig. 9, Cercus of adult male flabellate grasshopper.

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Nymphs and eggs of M. occidentalis

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus packardii

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus lakinus

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