Devastating Grasshopper

Melanoplus devastator Scudder

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 3.4-4.6 mm, Femur Length 2-2.1 mm, Antennal Segments 13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 4.8-6.6 mm, FL 2.6-2.9 mm, AS 14-16.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 5.9-6.8 mm, FL 3.6-5.2 mm, AS 17.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 10.5-12.5 mm, FL 6.1-6.7 mm, AS 20-21.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 13-15.2 mm, FL 8.4-8.9 mm, AS 22-23.

Fig. 6, Sixth Instar BL 15-19.5 mm, FL 9.5-11.7 mm, AS 24-25.

Fig. 10, Melanoplus devastator egg pod and group of exposed eggs.

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