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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Largeheaded Grasshopper

Phoetaliotes nebrascensis (Thomas)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 2.3-4.6 mm, Femur Length 2.1-2.4 mm, Antennal Segments 13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 6.3-7.1mm, FL 3.3-3.6 mm, AS 16.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 7.9-10.7 mm, FL 4.6-6.8 mm, AS 18-20.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 12-13.5 mm, FL 6.5-8.7 mm, AS 21-23.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar Males: BL 13.7-15.2 mm, FL 8.7-9.9 mm, AS 23-25.
Females: BL 17.2-18.5 mm, FL 10.7-11.8 mm, AS 24-25.

Fig. 10, Phoetaliotes nebrascensis egg pod and several loose eggs.

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Adults of P. nebrascensis

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Oedaleonotus enigma

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