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Grasshopper Species Fact Sheets: Subfamily
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Grasshopper Species Fact Sheets

Alphabetical Listing within Subfamily

Grasshopper Species Fact Sheets
Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 912
Species Fact Sheets
by Robert E. Pfadt

Different subfamilies are each identified in the following table, with individual species listed alphabetically by common name within each subfamily.
The subfamilies included are:

Subfamily: Melanoplinae
Alpine grasshopper Melanoplus alpinus Scudder
Bruner spurthroated grasshopper Melanoplus bruneri Scudder
Cudweed grasshopper Hypochlora alba (Dodge)
Dawson grasshopper  Melanoplus dawsoni (Scudder)
Devastating grasshopper Melanoplus devastator Scudder
Differential grasshopper Melanoplus differentialis (Thomas)
Flabellate grasshopper Melanoplus occidentalis (Thomas)
Gladston grasshopper Melanoplus gladstoni Scudder
Keeler grasshopper Melanoplus keeleri (Thomas)
Kennicott grasshopper Melanoplus kennicotti (Scudder)
Lakin grasshopper Melanoplus lakinus (Scudder)
Largeheaded grasshopper Phoetaliotes nebrascensis (Thomas)
Little spurthroated grasshopper Melanoplus infantilis Scudder
Migratory grasshopper Melanoplus sanguinipes (Fabricius)
Narrowwinged sand grasshopper Melanoplus angustipennis (Dodge)
Nevada sage grasshopper Melanoplus rugglesi Gurney
Northern grasshopper Melanoplus borealis (Fieber)
Packard grasshopper Melanoplus packardii Scudder
Pasture grasshopper Melanoplus confusus Scudder
Redlegged grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum (DeGeer)
Russianthistle grasshopper Aeoloplides turnbulli (Thomas)
Sagebrush grasshopper Melanoplus bowditchi Scudder
Snakeweed grasshopper Hesperotettix viridis (Thomas)
Striped sand grasshopper Melanoplus foedus Scudder
Twostriped grasshopper Melanoplus bivittatus (Say)
Valley grasshopper Oedaleonotus enigma (Scudder)
Subfamily: Gomphocerinae  
Bigheaded grasshopper Aulocara elliotti (Thomas)
Brownspotted grasshopper Psoloessa delicatula (Scudder)
Bruner slantfaced grasshopper Bruneria brunnea (Thomas)
Clubhorned grasshopper Aeropedellus clavatus (Thomas)
Crenulatewinged grasshopper Cordillacris crenulata (Bruner)
Ebony grasshopper Boopedon nubilum (Say)
Fourspotted grasshopper Phlibostroma quadrimaculatum (Thomas)
Meadow grasshopper Chorthippus curtipennis (Harris)
Obscure grasshopper Opeia obscura (Thomas)
Slantfaced pasture grasshopper  Orphulella speciosa (Scudder)
Spottedwinged grasshopper Cordillacris occipitalis (Thomas)
Striped grasshopper Amphitornus coloradus (Thomas)
Twostriped slantfaced grasshopper Mermiria bivittata (Serville)
Velvetstriped grasshopper Eritettix simplex (Scudder)
Whitecrossed grasshopper Aulocara femoratum Scudder
Whitewhiskered grasshopper Ageneotettix deorum (Scudder)
Subfamily: Oedipodinae 
Bluelegged grasshopper Metator pardalinus (Saussure)
Carolina grasshopper Dissosteira carolina (Linnaeus)
Clearwinged grasshopper Camnula pellucida (Scudder)
Dusky grasshopper Encoptolophus costalis (Scudder)
Finned grasshopper Trachyrhachys aspera Scudder
Greenstriped grasshopper Chortophaga viridifasciata (DeGeer)
Hayden grasshopper Derotmema haydeni (Thomas)
High plains grasshopper  Dissosteira longipennis (Thomas)
Kiowa grasshopper Trachyrhachys kiowa (Thomas)
Mottled sand grasshopper Spharagemon collare (Scudder)
Orangelegged grasshopper Spharagemon equale (Say)
Pallidwinged grasshopper Trimerotropis pallidipennis (Burmeister)
Redshanked grasshopper Xanthippus corallipes (Haldeman)
Redwinged grasshopper Arphia pseudonietana (Thomas)
Specklewinged grasshopper Arphia conspersa Scudder
Threebanded grasshopper Hadrotettix trifasciatus (Say)
Subfamily: Romaleidae, Tribe Brachystolini 
Plains lubber grasshopper Brachystola magna (Girard)
Subfamily: Tettigoniidae, subfamily Decticinae 
Mormon Cricket Anabrus simplex Haldeman

Alphabetical by Scientific Name
| Alphabetical within Subfamily | Alphabetical by Common Name

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