If you’ve got grasshoppers in your field or garden and would like to identify the species, this comprehensive guide provides information on the 108 species of short-horned grasshoppers found in Nebraska. This 144-page, coil-bound handbook includes a short discussion of the state’s grasshopper populations, a key to grasshopper anatomy, and for each species it includes photos to aid in identification, a map of distribution in the state, and descriptions of species characteristics, including appearance, size, habitat, seasonality, Nebraska distribution, diet, and economic importance.
Authors are Mathew L. Brust, assistant professor of biology at Chadron State College; W. Wyatt Hoback, professor of biology at the University of Nebraska–Kearney; and Robert J. Wright, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Entomology Specialist. Published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, this guide includes photographic contributions from state and federal offices and was funded by the Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) section of USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The cost covers shipping and handling costs.