Grasshoppers Feeding
on Western Ragweed
(Ambrosia psilostachya)

Grasshopper Species  
Scientific Name Common Name
Campylacantha olivacea* Fuzzy Olive-Green Grasshopper
Hadrotettix trifasciatus Three-banded Range Grasshopper
Hesperotettix speciosus* Western Grass-Green Grasshopper
Hesperotettix viridis* Snakeweed Grasshopper
Hippiscus ocelote Wrinkled Grasshopper
Hypochlora alba Cudweed Grasshopper
Melanoplus angustipennis Narrow-winged Sand Grasshopper
Melanoplus bivittatus* Two-striped Grasshopper
Melanoplus borealis borealis Northern Grasshopper
Melanoplus confusus* Little Pasture Grasshopper
Melanoplus dawsoni* Dawson's Grasshopper
Melanoplus femurrubrum* Red-legged Grasshopper
Melanoplus flavidus Yellowish Grasshopper
Melanoplus foedus Striped Sand Grasshopper
Melanoplus keeleri luridus* Keeler's Grasshopper
Melanoplus packardii Packard's Grasshopper
Melanoplus sanguinipes* Migratory Grasshopper
Melanoplus scudderi latus* Scudder's Short-winged Grasshopper
Pardalophora haldemani Haldeman's Grasshopper
Spharagemon collare Mottled Sand Grasshopper
Syrbula admirabilis Handsome Grasshopper

*a preferred food plant

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

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