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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Nevada Sage Grasshopper

Melanoplus rugglesi Gurney 

Fig. 6, Migratory Adult Male Body Length 18.7-20.8 mm, Femur Length 10-11 mm, Antennal Segments 22-24.

Fig. 7, Solitary Adult Male BL 19.5-21 mm, FL 10-11.3 mm, AS 23-24.

Fig. 8, Adult Female BL 23-28.5 mm, FL 12-13.5 mm, AS 24.

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

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Identification

Nymphs and eggs of M. rugglesi

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus sanguinipes

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus packardii

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