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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Slantfaced Pasture Grasshopper

Orphulella speciosa (Scudder)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 4.3-4.8 mm, Femur Length 2.2-2.4 mm, Antennal Segments 11.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 5.8-6.2 mm, FL 3-3.1 mm, AS 14-15.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 8.7-9 mm, FL 5.7-6.2 mm, AS 17-18.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 9.3-12.5 mm, FL 5.4-7.9 mm, AS 18-20.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 9.9-14 mm, FL 7.5-9.4 mm, AS 19-22.

Fig. 9, Orphulella speciosa egg pod and broken pod to show eggs.

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Adults of O. speciosa

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Phlibostroma quadrimaculatum

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Opeia obscura

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