Pardalophora apiculata is an uncommon grasshopper found in Wyoming
east of the Continental Divide. This large grasshopper lives in dry mountain
meadows as well as open prairies and weedy roadsides. In colder climates
eggs overwinter in the soil and hatch in the summer and the next winter
nymphs overwinter. Adults are present from May to July. Its feeding habits
are not known in Wyoming. It is not considered a pest species.
Ref: Otte 1984, and Capinera and Sechrist 1982.