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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Narrowwinged Sand Grasshopper

Melanoplus angustipennis (Dodge)

Fig. 1, First instar Body Length 3.9-4.5 mm, Femur Length 2.5-2.7 mm, Antennal Segments 13.

Fig. 2, Second instar BL 5-6.4 mm, FL 3.2-4 mm, AS 15-17.

Fig. 3, Third Instar BL 7.2-10 mm, FL 4.6-6.9 mm, AS 20-21.

Fig. 4, Fourth Instar BL 10.5-13.5 mm, FL 6.9-8.6 mm, AS 21-23.

Fig. 5, Fifth Instar BL 13.5-18.6 mm, FL 9-11.5 mm, AS 23-25.

Fig. 10, Melanoplus angustipennis egg pod (froth section broken off and missing) and exposed eggs.

Top of the Fact Sheet

Identification

Adults of M. angustipennis

Nymphs of Next Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus bivittatus

Nymphs of Previous Species in Subfamily: Melanoplus alpinus

List of Species Fact Sheets

Field Guide Contents

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Email: insectid@uwyo.edu

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