Orangelegged Grasshopper

Spharagemon equale (Say)

Table 1. Growth of a rangeland grasshopper population (number per square yard) and of Spharagemon equale, a subdominant member, in a mixedgrass habitat of eastern Wyoming (Platte County T27N R67W Sec 36 SE).

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

Spharagemon equale

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.5

1.0

Assemblage of 16 species

3.7

5.1

8.7

15.3

48.6

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