Grasshoppers Feeding
on Little Bluestem
(Schizachyrium scoparium)

Grasshopper Species  
Scientific Name Common Name
Ageneotettix deorum White-whiskered Grasshopper
Chorthippus curtipennis Meadow Grasshopper
Chortophaga viridifasciata Green-striped Grasshopper
Eritettix simplex* Velvet-striped Grasshopper
Hippiscus ocelotes* Wrinkled Grasshopper
Melanoplus femurrubrum Red-legged Grasshopper
Mermiria bivittata Two-striped Mermiria Grasshopper
Ophulella speciosa* Pasture Grasshopper
Paradalophora haldemani Haldeman's Grasshopper
Phoetaliotes nebrascensis* Large-headed Grasshopper
Pseudopomala brachyptera Short-winged Toothpick Grasshopper
Spharagemon collare Mottled Sand Grasshopper
Syrbula admirabilis* Handsome Grasshopper

*preferred food plant

Sources: Campbell et al. (1974), Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. (1994),
Vickery & Kevan (1985), Brust et al. (2008)

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