Nevada Sage Grasshopper

Melanoplus rugglesi Gurney

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 4.2-5.2 mm, Femur Length 2.3-2.4 mm, Antennal Segments 12.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 4.9-7.5 mm, FL 3.5-3.7 mm, AS 14-15.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 6.6-9 mm, FL 4.2-5.4 mm, AS 18-19.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 10-11 mm, FL 6.4-8 mm, AS 20.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 15-18.5 mm, FL 8.7-10.5 mm, AS 22-23.

Fig. 10, Melanoplus rugglesi egg pod and three exposed eggs.

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Adults of M. rugglesi

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus sanguinipes

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