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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West


Key to Wyoming Grasshoppers: Gomphocerinae

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17a Vertex of head usually tricarinate, one median carina and two supplementary. Antennae flattened throughout, distal segments becoming slightly wider. Internal spurts of caudal tibia decidedly unequal...

Dorsal view of head and pronotum, showing carinae.
Adult male.
Dorsal view of head and pronotum, showing carinae.
Adult male.
Adult female.
Adult female.

Eritettix simplex (Scudder)

17b Vertex of head at most with a slight indication of a median carina. Antennae not flattened or flattened proximally, no widening of distal segments. Internal spurs of caudal tibia equal or only moderately unequal... go to 18


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