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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Migratory Grasshopper

Melanoplus sanguinipes (Fabricius)

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 20-26 mm, Femur Length 11-12.5 mm, Antennal Segments 24-27.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 20-29 mm, FL 12.3-14 mm, AS 25-27.

Fig. 8, Side view of end of male abdomen.

Fig. 9, End view of male abdomen, showing notch in the subgenital plate.

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Nymphs and eggs of M. sanguinipes

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Oedaleonotus enigma

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus rugglesi

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