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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Valley Grasshopper

Oedaleonotus enigma (Scudder)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 4-4.8 mm, Femur Length 2.4-2.7 mm, Antennal Segments 13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 4.9mm, FL 3.2-3.3 mm, AS 17.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 7.7-8.9 mm, FL 4.4-4.9 mm, AS 18-19.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 8.3-10.5 mm, FL 6.1-6.5 mm, AS 20.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 12-15.5 mm, FL 8.6-9.3 mm, AS 22-24.

Fig. 6, Sixth Instar BL 15-21.5 mm, FL 9.5-11.7 mm, AS 23-25.

Fig. 10, Oedaleonotus enigma egg pod and eggs.

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Adults of O. enigma

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Phoetaliotes nebrascensis

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus sanguinipes

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