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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Slantfaced Pasture Grasshopper

Orphulella speciosa (Scudder)

Fig. 6, Adult Male Body Length 13-15 mm, Femur Length 8.7-10 mm, Antennal Segments 19-22.

Fig. 7, Adult Female BL 16.5-19.5 mm, FL 9.5-11.7 mm, AS 21-22.

Fig. 8, Lateral carina of pronotum incised once.

Fig. 10, Dorsal view of head and pronotum of Orphulella speciosa and O. pelidna showing two characteristics for separating the two species. (Adapted from a drawing by Daniel Otte).

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Nymphs and eggs of O. speciosa

Adults of Next Species in Subfamily: Phlibostroma quadrimaculatum

Adults of Previous Species in Subfamily: Opeia obscura

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