Packard Grasshopper

Melanoplus packardii Scudder

Table 1. Population fluctuations (in number per square yard) of grasshoppers in a mixedgrass prairie site of eastern Wyoming (Platte County).

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

Melanoplus packardii

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

P

0.2

Ageneotettix deorum

3.4

2.2

0.8

1.2

0.8

1.3

3.3

Assemblage of 19 species

12.8

6.1

2.9

5.6

4.0

3.3

10.5

P = present but not found in 200 1-square foot samples.


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