Grasshoppers Feeding
on Leadplant
(Amorpha canescens)

  Grasshopper Species 
Scientific Name Common Name
Hesperotettix viridis Meadow Purple-Striped Grasshopper
Hippiscus ocelote Wrinkled Grasshopper
Hypochlora alba Cudweed 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 flavidusYellowish Grasshopper
Melanoplus foedus Striped Sand Grasshopper
Melanoplus keeleri luridus Keeler's Grasshopper
Melanoplus packardii Packard's Grasshopper
Melanoplus sanguinipes* Migratory Grasshopper
Schistocera lineata Spotted Bird Grasshopper

*Leadplant is a preferred food plant.

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

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