Kansas Prairie Grasshopper Species**

Choose a prairie type.

Species lists are not all inclusive.

     

Shortgrass

Mixed Prairie

Tallgrass

Some grasshopper species may live in tallgrass, mid-grass and/or shortgrass prairies as indicated.

 

Prepared by Valerie Wright and Annie Baker May 2005
       
Species lists are not all inclusive.   
If you find different species in your area, please notify Konza Environmental Education Program
Naturalist Dr. Valerie Wright,
konzaed@ksu.edu.   
       
**Sources:        
Capinera, John L., Ralph D. Scott, and Thomas J. Walker.  Field Guide to Grasshoppers, Katydids, and Crickets of the United States.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.
       
Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West.  Schell et al. University of Wyoming.
http://www.sdvc.uwyo.edu/grasshopper/fieldgde.htm
       
Smith, Sherilyn Frary. "Variation in Morphology and Coloration Among Grasshoppers Related to Geographic Distribution, Seasonal Occurrence, and Plant Communities in the Flint Hills Region of Kansas." Diss. Kansas State University, 1981.