Melanoplus fasciatus, the huckleberry grasshopper, is found in
Wyoming's mountains where it inhabits moist grasslands. It is often found
along forested streams or marshy areas. Its life cycle is not known in
Wyoming's mountains but adults are present in late July and August. This
species is a mixed feeder, preferring forbs, but its economic importance
in Wyoming is not known.
Ref: Capinera and Sechrist 1982.