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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

KEY TO WYOMING GRASSHOPPERS: Melanoplinae

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82a Prozona smooth. Hind femur with a subapical pink annulus. Smaller, body length of males 16.5 to 19 mm, females 21 to 27 mm. Two subspecies in Wyoming...

 
End of male abdomen (note preapical tubercle on subgenital plate).
Adult male.
End of male abdomen (note preapical tubercle on subgenital plate).
Adult male.
Adult female.
 
Adult female.
 

Hesperotettix viridis (Thomas)


82b Prozona with a network of low rugae. Hind femur with outer dorsal face reddish purple, subapical pink annulus absent. Larger, body length of males 22 to 24 mm, females 30 to 34 mm...

 
End of male abdomen (note large preapical tubercle).
Adult male.
End of male abdomen (note large preapical tubercle).
Adult male.
Adult female.
 
Adult female.
 

Hesperotettix speciosus (Scudder)


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