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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Bluelegged Grasshopper

Metator pardalinus (Saussure)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 5.9-7.6 mm, Femur Length 3.5-3.7 mm, Antennal Segments 9-10.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 7.4-9.3 mm, FL 4.5-5 mm, AS 11-14.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 9.5-11.9 mm, FL 5.8-6.2 mm, AS 16-17.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 10.9-15 mm, FL 6.4-9.3 mm, AS 17-18.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 12.5-20 mm, FL 8.4-11.9 mm, AS 19-20.

Fig. 10, Metator pardalinus loose eggs from single pod.

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Adults of M. pardalinus

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Spharagemon collare

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Hadrotettix trifasciatus

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